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Bellator 77 To Feature Rich Clementi-Alexander Sarnavskiy, Beginning Of Lightweight Tourney

Bellator Fighting Championships will head to Pennsylvania to kick-start the season seven lightweight tournament, as Bellator 77 takes place October 19 from the Reading Eagle Theater in Reading.

The main card will feature Rich Clementi facing Alexander Sarnavskiy. Other bouts set include Rene Nazare-Ricardo Tirloni; Marcin Held-Murad Machaev; and Dave Jansen-Magomed Saadulaev.

The main card airs on MTV2, while the entire event streams live on The winner of the lightweight tournament will receive $100,000 and a future fight with Bellator 155-pound champion Michael Chandler.

Clementi (44-21-1) has the most experience inside the cage, but Sarnavskiy (20-0) and Machaev (9-0) are both undefeated. Combined, the eight fights have 137 wins in 168 total fights.