Bellator announces 10-man welterweight tourney field

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  1. ChumpyKiwi

    ChumpyKiwi Blue Belt

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    https://www.mmafighting.com/platfor...eld-including-rory-macdonald-mvp-douglas-lima

    "Ten of the promotion’s best at 170 pounds will be featured in the bracket, including current champion Rory MacDonald; former champions Douglas Lima and Andrey Koreshkov; undefeated welterweights Michael Page, Neiman Gracie, Ed Ruth, and Yaroslav Amosov; and former UFC standouts Lorenz Larkin and Jon Fitch."

    First fight will be Lima vs Koreshov at Bellator 205. The 10th participant has yet to be named.

    Will be interesting to see how far MVP gets. Also sorry if this is old news i just saw it
     
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    executionermma Red Belt

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    wrong subforum buddy
     
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    How are the brackets going to work with 10 people? After those fights you'll have an odd number left and someone without a fight?

    Am I just being dumb here?
     
  4. Hoof Hearted

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    Pretty awesome. Surprised they are throwing MVP in there though.

    And there should be one forum for UFC and Bellator discussion. Bit stupid having separate subforums.
     
  5. Hoof Hearted

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    Good point. Maybe 2 fighters are standy fighters?
     
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    I would assume there are byes like McDonald, or it is 8 people but two alternates.
     
  7. ChumpyKiwi

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    Where should this be?
     
  8. executionermma

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    It's a stupid sherdog thing, imo Bellator/UFC should use the same forum tbh
     
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  9. Failwani

    Failwani Brown Belt

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    I'll allow it, Bellator is the UFC Senior Tour
     
  10. drbolony

    drbolony Snake Season

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    Probably Paul Daley. He should fight MVP in the first round, but I doubt that's the plan.
     
  11. ChumpyKiwi

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    Oh. For Bellator. I see
     
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    May be time to reintroduce The Heavies?



    Damn, I miss Pride ...
     
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    Welcome to Belethor's general goods store
     
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    No Semtex?
     
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    Nice. I almost don't watch Bellator, but will tune in for this tournament.
     
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    I want to see Paige vs Larkin
     
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    Rory facing the finalist and a replacement?
     
  18. snackgod

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    mvp pulls out so it be 8 only watch
     
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    1 fight is a fight to see who goes in if someone get hurts? or mvp pulls out cause he only fight cans
     
  20. milliniar

    milliniar Who needs a belt?

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    So MVP finally going to have high level competition if he goes all the way.
     

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