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Nurmagomedov vs. Henderson, McKee vs. Pitbull staredown video from Grand Prix press conference

Los Angeles — Bellator MMA staged special press conference to promote the upcoming Lightweight World Grand Prix — which kicks off next month — earlier today (Fri., Feb. 3, 2023) in Los Angeles, California.

All eight combatants were on hand to discuss their upcoming matchups on the road to the Lightweight title and a $1 million payday. Usman Nurmagomedov will defend his title against Benson Henderson in the opening round at Bellator 292, while Tofiq Musayev takes on Alexander Shabliy in the co-headlining bout.

Sidney Outlaw and Mansour Barnaoui will collide at Bellator Paris in May, while a date and location to one of the more intriguing opening round matchups between A.J. McKee and Patricky Pitbull has yet to be announced.

Check out Nurmagomedov and Henderson come face-to-face for the first time in the video embedded above, then scroll down to see the rest of the participants eye each other down ahead of their respective fights.

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