The Bellator Fighting Championships announced the line-up for their upcoming Season 5 Middleweight Tournament which is set to begin on September 17th at Bellator 50. The event will be held at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and be shown live on MTV2. The winner of the tournament will receive a title shot against current middleweight champion Hector Lombard. Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney states,
Our 185 pound division is filled with an awe-inspiring group of fighters who have great talent…
…this should be a hugely entertaining tournament.
The quarterfinal match-ups for the tournament are set as follows:
- Bryan Baker vs. Jared Hess
- Alexander Shlemenko vs. Zelg Galesic
- Vitor Vianna vs. Sam Alvey
- Brian Rogers vs. Victor O’Donnell