Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
  MMA Playground 4.0 is live!     Returning members: check out the patch notes     New members: visit our getting started guide, read the FAQ's and start playing!

Ben Saunders vs. Rick Hawn Highlights Bellator's Welterweight Tournament Field

Print  
Posted By Message

emfleek

FA-Q

emfleek Avatar
11
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:18,723
Career:2,245-1,185
Joined:Nov 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
2,241
Former UFC fighter Ben Saunders and season four tournament finalist Rick Hawn lead the field of Bellator season five welterweight tournament entrants, as announced by the promotion on Friday.

The welterweight tourney will open with quarterfinal round action on Sept. 10, at an event held at Caesers in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Among the group are several Bellator veterans.

The first round matchups are: Saunders vs. Hawn, Dan Hornbuckle vs. Luis Santos, Douglas Lima vs. Steve Carl and Brent Weedman vs. Chris Lozano.

LINK

_______________________________________
"I'm like the superhero coming in with the anti-bullsh*t." - Nick Diaz

Post #1   7/9/11 8:19:04AM   

Kpro

I STAB WATERBEDS!

Kpro Avatar
17
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:7,055
Career:2,387-1,222
Joined:Jan 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
1,844
damn, badass fight. Bellator's tourney's are shaping up nicely.

_______________________________________
If I was 50 years younger I'd kick your ass!

Post #2   7/9/11 8:32:41AM   

prophecy033

REBEL WITH A CAUSE

prophecy033 Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:9,467
Career:1,939-1,156
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,504
Never been a fan of Saunders but Hornbuckle I do like. Wonder when were gonna see Marquardt in Bellator

_______________________________________

Post #3   7/9/11 5:38:24PM   

Lesnar1

In Full Mount

Lesnar1 Avatar
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:631
Career:494-331
Joined:Mar 2011
Chips:
77
Saunders and Lima will be the final or semi final imo.

Post #4   7/9/11 11:14:15PM   

DosBox

MMA Regular

DosBox Avatar
1
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:246
Career:906-530
Joined:Dec 2008
Chips:
62
Looks to be a solid Tournament.

I think Saunders takedown defense will be his demise in this fight as Hawn should try to have a tactical gameplan by taking him down and stifling Saunders on the ground or stifles him in the clinch just as Fitch, Hallman, and at times Mike Swick were able to do.

Post #5   7/10/11 5:32:57PM