Bellator Releases 13 Fighters, Including Former Champions

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With Scott Coker taking over for Bjorn Rebney 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:

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

Des Green, featherweight, former finalist in the season 10 featherweight tournament

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

Bryan Baker, middleweight

Mighty Mo Siglia, heavyweight

Mark Godbeer, heavyweight

Justin Torrey, middleweight

Egidijus Valavicius, light heavyweight

Sergio Junior, welterweight

Rodney Wallace, light heavyweight

Ron Sparks, heavyweight

Patrick Cenoble, lightweight

Austen Heidlage, light heavyweight

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