Spoon (12-0) has won a pair of fights inside Bellator, stopping Adam Schindler for his most recent victory. Spoon is joined by Genair da Silva, Marlon Sandro, Alexandre Bezerra, Ronnie Mann, Wagnney Fabiano, and Daniel Straus.
The featherweight tournament, which will give the winner $100,000 and a shot at the championship belt, begins in March on MTV2.
MMA Junkie was the first to report Spoon’s addition to the eight-person field.
Spoon was a high school state wrestling champion who turned pro in 2008. He holds eight submission victories and a knockout in his career, including his first five fights in less than two minutes.
Season 6 kicks off on March 2 with a live event on MTV2/EPIX.
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