Season Seven Bellator Lightweight Tourney To Begin At Bellator 77

The quarterfinals of the season seven Bellator lightweight tournament will kickoff on October 19 at Bellator 77, the promotion announced Monday.

The four matches will be: Rich Clementi vs. Alexander Sarnavskiy; Rene Nazare-Ricardo Tirloni; Marcin Held-Murad Machaev; and Dave Jansen-Magomed Saadulaev.

The combined records of the eight men is 137-31-1, including unbeaten marks by Sarnavskiy and Machaev.

Awaiting the winner will be Michael Chandler, the Bellator 155-pound champion, and $100,000.

Bellator 77 will take place from the Reading Eagle Theater in Reading, Pennsylvania. The main card airs on MTV2.

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