Lightweight Tournament Final Headlines Bellator 83 in New Jersey on Dec. 7



Bellator Fighting Championships’ Season 7 lightweight tournament final will take place Dec. 7 at Caesars Hotel and Casino, in Atlantic City, N.J., the promotion announced Monday.

The main card of Bellator 83 airs on MTV2 at 8 p.m. ET, while prelims stream on Spike.com beginning at 6 p.m. ET. The Chicago-based promotion recently held Bellator 74 at the same venue on Sept. 28.

“After a sold out Bellator 74 that had the Caesars crowd on its feet, coming back to Caesars Atlantic City was an easy decision,” Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney said in a release. “Our lightweight tournament is stacked, and the winner will walk away with a tournament prize of $100,000 and a guaranteed title shot for our coveted lightweight championship.”

Also scheduled to compete at Bellator 83 is Strong Style Fight Team representative Jessica Eye (Pictured). The 26-year-old flyweight is 2-0 in the Bellator cage and 8-1 overall. “Evil” has won her last five professional appearances, all via decision.

The Bellator lightweight tournament is set to begin Oct. 19 in Reading, Penn., with four 155-pound matchups: Rich Clementi vs. Alexander Sarnavsky, Rene Nazare vs. Ricardo Tirloni, Marcin Held vs. Murad Machaev and Dave Jansen vs. Magomed Saadulaev.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 26 days ago
  • 4 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday night announced that the promotion would return to New Jersey in the spring of 2015. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
  • 8 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pride Fighting Championships and Strikeforce veteran Yves Edwards has decided to retire. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
  • 92 views

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 "Palhares vs. Fitch" takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California. Two title fights are scheduled for the NBC read news >>

  • 5 days ago
  • 8 views

Bellator MMA Season 8 featherweight tournament winner Magomedrasul Khasbulaev has been released by the promoter after a lengthy struggle with visa issues. read news >>

  • a day ago
  • 0 views

Discuss tonight's Titan Fighting Championships card in Lowell, MA right here on Bloody Elbow. The main event is a featherweight title fight between Steven Siler and Desmond Green. Titan Fighting Cham read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 0 views

The UFC's next visit to New Jersey will be on April 18th, 2015, as Newark's Prudential Center plays host to UFC on Fox 15. Moments before New Jersey's Frankie Edgar began his thorough destruction of read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 2 views

A four-man, one-night featherweight tournament highlights ONE FC: Dynasty of Champions on Dec. 19 in Beijing, China. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

21 November 2014 - Beijing, China: Asia's largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championshi (ONE FC), has announced that ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS is set to read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 4 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced a last-minute switcheroo for the upcoming UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Dec. 6, 2014 inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, a read news >>

Jump to: