The bantamweight grand prix in Bellator is said to kick off in Hawaii April 23rd. Opening the tournament will be Bellator Bantamweight Champion Sergio Pettis defending his title vs Raufeon Stots as part of the first round of the tournament that the winner will be both bantamweight champion and winner of the 1 million dollar prize.
The title fight is not the only fight with grand prix implications however, as Kyoji Horiguchi will also fight Patchy Mix in another opening round matchup. Horiguchi last fought Pettis for the belt, losing via a brutal spinning back fist. That is all that has been announced for the bantamweight grand prix, with news on alternates and other match-ups yet to be announced. Make sure to check back with Bodyslam.net for more details as we have them about the Bellator Bantamweight Grand Prix.