BattleGrounds MMA Announces One-Night Tournament
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 05.03.2014
Featuring some UFC veterans...
BattleGrounds MMA announced via an official press release an upcoming one-night, eight-man welterweight tournament to be held for their next event on Friday, June 27 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The winner will receive a grand prize of $50,000.
Speaking on the event, BattleGrounds MMA President and former Olympic wrestler Kenny Monday stated: "We are excited to have assembled a group of incredibly talented and accomplished athletes for this landmark tournament. The one-night tournament is truly the toughest test physically and mentally in all of combative sports, and BattleGrounds MMA is proud to bring this format back to life and usher in a new era of elite competition in the world's fastest growing sport."
The tournament will feature the following fighters: Dennis Hallman, Cody McKenzie, Chris Honeycutt, Luigi Fioravanti, David Mitchell, and Josh Bryant. BattleGrounds MMA will announce the final two participants for the tournament and the rest of the fight card later on. A lottery draw will determine the tournament's match-ups and will be held after the weigh-ins on Thursday, June 26.