Brackets set for Rebel FC's 8-man 'Battle Royale' featuring Miguel Torres and Will Chope

Photo by Esther Lin

UFC veterans Miguel Torres and Will Chope are part of an 8-man Featherweight Grand Prix which will be hosted by Rebel FC. The brackets have been determined and the opening match ups for the tournament are set.

Singapore-based promotion Rebel Fighting Championship will be hosting an 8-man Featherweight Grand Prix which features UFC vets Miguel Torres and Will Chope along with other highly regarded stars from the region.

In a press conference today, a lottery was drawn for the upcoming 'Battle Royale' which determined the opening round match ups on August 1st. The winner of the tournament will be crowned as the inaugural Rebel FC Featherweight Champion, and the first round bouts are as follows.

WEC legend Miguel Torres will take on Japanese prospect Takahiro Ashida, while UFC vet Will Chope will face Team Draculino's Mauricio Dos Santos Jr. On the other side of the bracket, it's unbeaten Australian Michael Tobin taking on Pat Promrangka, and URCC champion Reydon Romero locking horns with former ZST champ Yojiro Uchimura.

The quarterfinals are set for Rebel FC 2, while both the semi-final and final rounds set to happen on their next event.

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Photo via @AsiaWilltheKill

Rebel FC 2: Battle Royale
August 1, 2014 -- Suntec, Singapore

Miguel Torres vs. Takahiro Ashida
Will Chope vs. Mauricio Dos Santos Jr.
Michael Tobin vs. Pat Promrangka
Reydon Romero vs. Yijiro Uchimura

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