Bellator 77 features the opening round of the Season 7 Lightweight Tournament.
There is a wide mix of veterans and undiscovered foreign talents trying to fight their way into title contention via the lightweight tournament.
Undefeated Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is already expected to defend his belt against Season 6 winner Rick Hawn, but the winner of that fight will face the winner of the Season 7 tournament after Bellator makes the move to Spike TV in 2013.
The Bellator 77 video is provided courtesy of Bellator Fighting Championships.
-Dave Jansen (155.8) vs. Magomed Saadulaev (155.4)†
-Marcin Held (155.8) vs. Murad Machaev (155.4)†
-Ricardo Tirloni (155.4) vs. Rene Nazare (156)†
-Rich Clementi (155) vs. Alexander Sarnavskiy (155.6)†
-Dave Morgan (125.8) vs. Matt Lozano (125.8)
-Brett Martinez (145.6) vs. Eric Albright (145.2)
-Mike Bannon (155) vs. Cosmo Alexander (156.6)
-Ariel Sepulveda (186) vs. Duane Bastress (185.4)
-Carmelo Marrero (239.8) vs. Lew Polley (239.6)
-Emanuel Brooks (155.6) vs. Darrel Horcher (155.7)
†Bellator Season 7 Lightweight Quarterfinal Bout
Bellator 77 streams LIVE on Friday, Oct. 19 at 6:00 pm ET / 3:00 pm PT on MMAWeekly.com.
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