Bellator Books Yoel Romero vs. Anthony Johnson For Showtime Grand Prix


Bellator announces a stacked Light Heavyweight Grand Prix, including Yoel Romero vs. Anthony Johnson, and a permanent move to Showtime.

Johnson and Romero, plus Corey Anderson, Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov, Lyoto Machida, Phil Davis, Ryan Bader and Bellator light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov have all been announced for the impending tournament. The opening bracket will take place in April, followed by the semi-finals in July and the finals in October.

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Review the entire first-round bracket below:

Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinals (April 9):

Ryan Bader vs. Lyoto Machida

Corey Anderson vs. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov

Bellator Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinals (April 16)

Vadim Nemkov (c) vs. Phil Davis

Anthony Johnson vs. Yoel Romero

During Tuesday's press conference, Bellator also announced it would officially move to Showtime for three consecutive Friday cards beginning April 2.

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