Bellator Announces $1 Million Lightweight Grand Prix

Bellator Announces $1 Million Lightweight Grand Prix

By Abdullah Ouazri
Thursday, January 12, 2023, 12 days ago

This week on The MMA Hour, Bellator president Scott Coker announced an eight-man Lightweight Grand Prix with a cash prize of one million dollars.

The bracket is as follows:

Usman Nurmagomedov vs. Benson Henderson

Sydney Outlaw vs. Mansour Barnaoui

Tofiq Musayev vs. Alexander Shabliy

Patricky Pitbull vs. A.J. McKee

Bellator announces a Lightweight Grand Prix. Credits: Bellator MMA via Twitter
Bellator announces a Lightweight Grand Prix. Credits: Bellator MMA via Twitter

These are the opening-round matchups. Nurmagomedov vs. Henderson and Musayev vs. Shabliy are set for March 10th in San Jose at Bellator 292. Outlaw vs. Barnaoui takes place at Bellator Paris on May 12th, while the others are yet to be announced.

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