Bellator MMA World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament Early Preview
Bellator MMA hit fights fans with a lot of news for their 2018 plans, but the most intriguing was them was the news of the heavyweight tournament where the winner will be crowned champion as the title is currently vacant.
A lot of notable big men were signed to the promotion not so long ago, so it should be no surprise to see them listed among the competitors. The eight-man tournament contestants are as follows:
Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Participants:
Bellator World Light Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader (24-5)
Fedor Emelianenko (36-5, 1 NC)
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (37-12)
Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal (21-6, 1 NC)
Frank Mir (18-11)
Matt Mitrione (12-5)
Roy Nelson (23-14)
Chael Sonnen (30-15-1)
Since the bracket has been announced, Frontproof Media looks forward to covering Bellator MMA in the new year and will be paying close attention to this tournament. This is our early prediction and thoughts on the matches that were announced.