By the end of Bellator 105, the finals of the Season 9 lightweight tournament will be known. That is because the semifinals will see Saad Awad vs. Will Brooks and Ricardo Tirloni vs. Alexander Sarnavskiy.
Awad beat Brooks in their first encounter with a 43 second knockout. It was in the semifinals of the previous season and was Brooks’ only career defeat.
Sarnavskiy is 4-1 for Bellator and won in the quarterfinals via knockout. This is Tirloni’s third tournament attempt and he last got a decision to advance to the semifinals.
Bellator 105 is October 25 from the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, NM. The main card airs live on Spike TV with prelims available online.
Below is the card with start times.
MAIN CARD (Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET)
Saad Awad vs. Will Brooks in the lightweight tournament semifinals
Alexander Sarnavskiy vs. Ricardo Tirloni in the lightweight tournament semifinals
Siala-Mou Siliga vs. Ron Sparks
Eugene Fadiora vs. Andreas Spang
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com at 7 p.m. ET)
Shawn Bunch vs. Steve Garcia
Eddie Larrea vs. Rocky Ramirez
Jesse Brock vs. Adrian Cruz
Frank Baca vs. Luis Nogueira
Josh Lanier vs. Volkan Oezdemir
Raphael Butler vs. Joseph Bryant
Desmond Green vs. Angelo Sanchez