Zelg Galesic has joined the list of confirmed participants for the eight-man Bellator Season 5 middleweight tournament. The winner of the tournament earns a title shot against current Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard, as well as, a $100,000 paycheck. The tournament is expected to kick-off this September and Galesic states “I’m extremely excited to compete in the upcoming Bellator Middleweight Tournament. I’m even more excited to win the whole thing.”
Galesic (10-5) has previously competed for Dream, K-1 Heroes and is the former Cage Rage champion. The heavy-handed middleweight has notched eight of his ten victories by knockout. He is coming off a first round knockout of Lee Chadwick in March.
In addition to Galesic, the middleweight tournament roster includes Vitor Vianna, Alexander Shlemenko, Jared Hess, Brian Rogers and Sam Alvey.