Bellator Releases 13 Fighters, Including Former Champions

With taking over for as the new official Bellator President, the changes continue to take place in the second biggest MMA promotion in North America.

The latest changes include the unexpected release of 13 active fighters on the Bellator roster. The list of fighters that were let go is as follows:

, light heavyweight, won a 2012 tournament and was once the Bellator light heavyweight champion

, featherweight, former finalist in the season 10 featherweight tournament

Shahbulat Shamhalaev, featherweight, won the season 7 tournament, fought for the featherweight title

, middleweight

Mighty Mo Siglia, heavyweight

, heavyweight

Justin Torrey, middleweight

, light heavyweight

, welterweight

, light heavyweight

, heavyweight

, lightweight

Austen Heidlage, light heavyweight

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