The opening round of Bellator’s Season 8 lightweight tournament has been finalized. Those fights make up the entire main card of Bellator 87.
The brackets are as followed: David Rickels (11-1) vs. Lloyd Woodard (12-2), Guillaume DeLorenzi (10-1) vs. Patricky Pitbull (10-4), Will Brooks (8-0) vs. Ricardo Tirloni (15-3) and Tiger Sarnavskiy (21-1) vs. Thiago Michel (11-3).
Bellator 87 takes place January 31 from the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant, MI. At 8 p.m. ET, Spike.com streams the preliminary fights and the main card airs on Spike TV with a start time of 10 p.m. ET.
Like all previous tournaments, the winner receives $100,000 and a guaranteed championship shot.
The full fight card is below:
MAIN CARD (Spike TV)
David Rickels vs. Lloyd Woodard in the quarterfinals of the lightweight tournament
Guillaume DeLorenzi vs. Patricky Pitbull in the quarterfinals of the lightweight tournament
Will Brooks vs. Ricardo Tirloni in the quarterfinals of the lightweight tournament
Tiger Sarnavskiy vs. Thiago Michel in the quarterfinals of the lightweight tournament
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com)
Saad Awad vs. Jason Fischer
Sam Quito vs. Ben Lagman
J.P. Reese vs. David Shepherd
Cody Stamann vs. Justin Houghton
Jason Fish vs. Karl Etherington
John Schulz vs. Amir Killah
Nick Kirk vs. Tony Zelinski