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Saturday, Nov 25, 2017

Shane Carwin Calls on Bellator to Make Him an Alternate in Heavyweight Grand Prix

Shane Carwin

By FCF Staff

Shane Carwin hasn’t competed since 2011, but the 42 year-old says he’ll throw on some gloves, if a spot opens up in Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix.

Recently Bellator announced that it is holding a tournament throughout 2018, which will determine the promotion’s new heavyweight champ. The competition will feature the likes of “Rampage” Jackson (37-12), Roy Nelson (23-14), Chael Sonnen (30-15-1), Frank Mir (18-11), “King Mo” Lawal (21-6, 1 NC), Fedor Emelianenko (36-5, 1 NC), Matt Mitrione (12-5) and Bellator light heavyweight champ Ryan Bader(24-5).

The tourney will get underway on January 20th in Los Angeles, with a bout between Jackson and Sonnen. Nelson and Mitrione will fight on February 16th, and then, Mir and Emelianenko will battle on a date to be confirmed in April. A bout between Lawal and Bader will complete the opening round, on a date to be confirmed in May.

Well, since the tournament was announced, Carwin tweeted out the following:

posted by FCF Staff @ 8:00 am
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