Posted 11/18/07 4:54:00PM
Veteran fighter Travis Marx is the eighth and final addition to Bellator's season-six bantamweight tournament.
Marx (18-3 MMA, 0-0 BFC), a veteran of the Jackson's MMA Series and Jeremy Horn's Elite Fight Night organizations, is one of the field's most experienced competitors.
MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed his tourney participation with sources close to the fight.
The Bellator tourney kicks off in March on MTV2.
Marx, a former member of the Utah Highway Patrol, now lives in New Mexico and is part of Team Jackson-Winkeljohn in Albuquerque. The 33-year-old is a three-time Utah high-school state wrestling champion who later wrestled at Ricks College, where he finished third in the 2001 NJCAA national tournament. MMA fans may remember as a featured fighter in the TapouT TV series.