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Bellator sets Season 6 Bantamweight Tournament field

Travis Marx is the eighth and final entrant into the Bellator season six bantamweight tournament, joining the likes of Marcos Galvao and Luis Nogueira in the field.

The tournament will begin in March on MTV2, with a championship match against either current champ Zach Makovsky or No. 1 contender and season five winner Eduardo Dantas on the line. Also, the victor receives $100,000.

Marx (18-3) will be making his Bellator debut after previously fighting in the Jackson’s MMA Series and Jeremy Horn’s Elite Fight Night organizations. The 33-year-old is a former member of the Utah Highway Patrol and was a standout prep wrestler in Utah and competed for Ricks College in junior college.

Along with Marx, Galvao and Nogueira, Masakatsu Ueda, Alexis Vila, Rodrigo Lima and Ed West will all compete in the tournament-style format throughout 2012.


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