Bellator Season 5 Preview Special (Video)

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 7th, 2011

Bellator Fighting Championships kicks off their fifth season this Saturday when the curtain is drawn on “Bellator 49” inside the Caesars in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

To help generate some hoopla for Season 5, the company has released a preview special that offers an in-depth look at the season’s upcoming welterweight, middleweight, bantamweight and heavyweight tournaments. The video features the stories behind some of the athletes competing for their shot at the title.

The preview will be airing all week on MTV2:

Wednesday, September 7th – 2:30PM ET on MTV2

Friday, September 9th – 2:30PM ET on MTV2

Saturday, September 10th – 8:30PM ET on MTV2

For those of you that just can’t wait to watch the hype video, please click the media player below for immediate access:

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Here are the athletes slated to appear in this season’s tourneys:

Welterweights (September 10th):

Douglas Lima vs. Steve Carl

Dan Hornbuckle vs. Luis Santos

Ben Saunders vs. Chris Cisneros

Brent Weedman vs. Chris Lozano

Middleweights (September 17th):

Bryan Baker vs. Jared Hess

Alexander Shlemenko vs. Zelg Galesic

Vitor Vianna vs. Sam Alvey

Brian Rogers vs. Victor O’Donnell

Bantamweights (September 24th):

Joe Warren vs. Alexis Vila

Eduardo Dantas vs. Wilson Reis

Ed West vs. Luiz Nogueira

Marcos Galvao vs. Chase Beebe

Heavyweights (October 1st):

Mark Holata vs. Ron Sparks

Neil Grove vs. Mike Hayes

Blagoi Ivanov vs. Thiago Santos

Eric Prindle vs. Abe Wagner

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