Neiman Gracie Opponent Set for Bellator Welterweight Tournament

Neiman Gracie Opponent Set for Bellator Welterweight Tournament

When prompted about his confidence in the tournament Gracie replied:

“I’m The Best Ground Fighter In The Whole Division. I think I have a big advantage there.”

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Featured in the bracket, including current champion Rory MacDonald; former champions Douglas Lima and Andrey Koreshkov; undefeated welterweights Michael Page, Neiman Gracie, Ed Ruth, and Yaroslav Amosov; and former UFC standouts Lorenz Larkin and Jon Fitch.


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In the first round Gracie will be duelling Ed Ruth

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Ed Ruth is an American mixed martial artist and former freestyle wrestler. While competing for Pennsylvania State University, Ruth became a 3x NCAA collegiate wrestling champion (2012-2014).

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Gracie has been vocal about his confidence, after all his record is 8-0.