The Brit is a 15-fight veteran of the Cage Warriors promotion and his arrival on the international stage is long over due.
"It's an absolute fact that people are sleeping on me going into this tournament,” Weedman said.
The tournament winner will take home $100,000 and a shot at Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren.
Providing he can make it to the States, Rough House's Jim Wallhead is looking to bring the heat to Jacob McClintock in the Bellator welterweight tournament.
"You're always looking for something else to train for, your next achievement,” Hawn says.