Bellator Holding Open Try-Outs June 18th in Hollywood, Florida

Friday, June 3, 2011

By FCF Staff

In preparation for Bellator’s next season of action, the promotion has announced that it is holding open try-outs, June 18th, at the at The Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Registration begins at 1:00 PM local time and the try-outs will get underway at 2:00PM. Fighters from Florida will be competing for a spot on the upcoming, September 17th Bellator 50 card, which will take place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Fighters from other states are welcome to try-out, with successful applicants earning a spot on other upcoming Bellator events.

“The Seminole Hard Rock has been like a second home to Bellator,” said Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney in the annnouncement. “We’ve had tremendous success with our open tryouts in the past, actually leading to a fighter securing a spot in a nationally televised Bellator Tournament. I expect another group of great fighters will be at the tryout June 18th in Hollywood.”

Fighters who have attended open try-outs for Bellator and have proceeded to compete for the company include including Kenny Foster, Tyler Stinson, Anthony Lapsley, Anthony Leone, Jose Vega, John Orr, and Jared Downing.

The official announcement added that only professional fighters, who are not contractually obligated to any other promotion, can try-out.