All four Season 7 lightweight tournament semifinalists hit their contracted marks at Thursday’s Bellator 81 weigh-ins. read news >>
A sixth straight win carried Dave Jansen to a title shot. read news >>
The final of Bellator's Season 7 lightweight tournament is set following Friday's Bellator 81 event.
Video highlights of the two semifinal-tourney bouts, as well as two other main-card fights, now are available.
They include Marcin Held's second-round submission win over veteran Rich Clementi, as well as Dave Jansen's close split-decision victory over Ricardo Tirloni, in the two semifinal fights.
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The Bellator Season 7 Lightweight Semifinals are now set following the quarterfinal round of bouts at Friday night’s Bellator 77. read news >>
Alexander Sarnavskiy's coming out party will have to wait.
Salty veteran Rich Clementi proved he's still got plenty of fight left
in him and utilized superior grappling to earn a split decision over the
heavily hyped Russian.
Clementi joined Dave Jansen, Marcin Held and Ricardo Tirloni in the
semifinals of Bellator's season 7 lightweight tournament, which kicked
off on the main card of Friday's Bellator 77 event at Reading Eagle
Theater in the Sovereign Center in Reading, Pa.
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A knee injury has forced England’s Rob Sinclair out of the Bellator Season 9 Lightweight Tournament. Sinclair will be replaced by Bellator veteran Ricardo Tirloni. read news >>
x x xBellator’s Season 7 lightweight tournament final will finally go down on Thursday night, as both Dave Jansen and Marcin Held hit their contracted weights at Wednesday’s Bellator 93 weigh-ins. read news >>
Rich Clementi was bound and determined to not let Marcin Held and his leg lock obsession keep him from moving on.
But Held had other plans. The Polish lightweight spent most of the first round looking for any kind of a leg lock he could get, and in the second finally got it. Clementi tapped, and the 20-year-old Held moved on in Bellator's Season 7 lightweight tournament.
The fight closed out Bellator 81 at Ryan Center at The University of Rhode Island in Kingston. The MTV2-televised ma read news >>
Bellator's Season 7 lightweight tournament kicks off on Oct. 19, and eight fighters are confirmed for the field.
Bellator 77 plays host to the tourney's opening round, which takes place at Reading Eagle Theater in the Sovereign Center in Reading, Penn.
Matchups include Rich Clementi vs. Alexander "Tiger" Sarnavskiy, Rene Nazare vs. Ricardo Tirloni, Marcin Held vs. Murad Machaev, and Dave Jansen vs. Magomed Saadulaev.
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A pair of fighters punched their tickets to Bellator's Season 9 lightweight tournament final on Friday – one in dominant fashion to avenge his only loss, and one in highlight-reel fashion. Check out the action from Bellator 105 inside. read news >>