ESPN MMA Hot Button: Who is Bellator's 145 Tourney Favorite?

By Staff Jul 18, 2011

Who is Bellator's 145-pound tournament favorite? | Photo: Keith Mills/

Every week inside's MMA section, two scribes debate the most pressing issues in the sport in the Hot Button.

This week, as Bellator's Summer Series nears its semifinal round, Administrative Editor Jordan Breen and's Josh Gross debate who deserves to be considered the featherweight tournament favorite.

Does Pat Curran's success at 155 pounds make him the odds-on-favorite to take tournament glory come August, or is Marlon Sandro's massive one-hit knockout power the gamechanger? What circumstances will dictate who emerges as a future Bellator title contender at 145 pounds?

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