The season 5 Bellator heavyweight tournament appears to have lost its second semifinalist this weekend, resulting in a completely new semifinal bout at Bellator 56. Following Thiago Santos stepping in for Mike Hayes after he was not medically cleared to fight, former finalist Neil Grove appears to be stepping back into the Bellator heavyweight tournament.
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It’s finally the heavyweights turn to kick off their season 5 tournament tomorrow’s Bellator 52 from the L’Auberge du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Eight “big” men will enter the Bellator cage, each vying for a shot the heavyweight champion Cole Konrad.
It’s all over, the Bellator summer is all over. Following a successful fourth season, it’s first on MTV2, Bellator introduced its summer series to bridge season four and five. The three-part series concluded tonight with the final for the summer series featherweight tournament.
The inaugural Bellator Summer Series comes to a conclusion this Saturday from the familiar confines of the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The three event series featured a featherweight tournament that is set to conclude, along with a handful of special attraction bouts. Bellator 48 will send the Summer Series out in style with the featherweight tournament final and three special attraction bouts.
Shark Fights featherweight champion Ronnie Mann is set to make his Bellator 42 Saturday night against Josh Arocho.
Just days before his scheduled bout with the Bellator heavyweight champion Cole Konrad, Paul Buentello was forced to withdraw from the non-title bout. Citing a back injury as the reason for withdrawing from Bellator 42, Buentello (29-13) and Konrad (7-0) will meet at a later date.
Stepping back into the Bellator cage for the first time since winning the Bellator Heavyweight Championship, Cole Konrad faces his toughest test to date in his young MMA career when he takes on former UFC and Strikeforce Heavyweight contender, Paul “The Headhunter” Buentello in a Heavyweight Non-Title fight at Bellator 42.