- 9-0 MMA / 1-0 Bellator Record
- 9 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins: Gregor Herb, Jared Combs
- 8-0 MMA / Bellator Debut
- 8 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins:
February 14th, 2013
Charlotte, North Carolina
Danish striker, Mikkel Parlo enters this year’s tournament undefeated at 9-0, with eight of those victories coming by way of stoppages (7 TKO, 1 submission). Parlo made his Bellator debut in October of last year, earning a first round knockout win over Jared Combs.
Sultan Aliev will make his Bellator debut as a participant in season eight’s middleweight tournament. He comes in with a perfect record of 8-0, with six victories by way of knockout.