The Bellator Season 5 Middleweight Tournament is set to kick off this Saturday, September 17th from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. All eight competitors successfully made weight at today’s official weigh-ins.
- Jared Hess (185.5) vs. Bryan Baker (184.5)
- Zelg Galesic (184.5) vs. Alexander Shlemenko (185.5)
- Sam Alvey (185.5) vs. Vitor Vianna (184.75)
- Victor O’Donnell (185.5) vs. Brian Rogers (185.5)
The winner of the tournament will earn a title shot against current Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard. The main card of Bellator 50 will air live on MTV2 beginning at 7:00pm ET while the preliminary card will stream live on Spike.com.