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Bellator 87 To Feature Start Of Lightweight Tournament

Bellator 87 takes place Thursday, January 31 and will boast the start of the season eight lightweight tournament. All four Spike TV main card bouts will comprise the quarterfinals in the tournament.

In the main event, David Rickels takes on Lloyd Woodard. Other quarterfinal round matches include Guillaume DeLorenzi vs. Patricky Pitbull, Will Brooks vs. Ricardo Tirloni, and Tiger Sarnavskiy vs. Thiago Michel.

The event takes place from the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Below is the current card for the night:

MAIN CARD

Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: David Rickels (11-1) vs. Lloyd Woodard (12-2)

Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Guillaume DeLorenzi (10-1) vs. Patricky Pitbull (10-4)

Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Will Brooks (8-0) vs. Ricardo Tirloni (15-3)

Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Tiger Sarnavskiy (21-1) vs. Thiago Michel (11-3)

PRELIMINARY CARD

Lightweight Feature Fight: Saad Awad (12-4) vs. Jason Fischer (5-1)

Welterweight Feature Fight: Sam Quito (11-4) vs. Ben Lagman (7-2)

Lightweight Feature Fight: J.P. Reese (8-4) vs. David Shepherd (5-2)

Featherweight Feature Fight: Cody Stamann (2-0) vs. Justin Houghton (5-2)

Heavyweight Feature Fight: Jason Fish (2-0) vs. Karl Etherington (7-0)

Lightweight Feature Fight: John Schulz (4-0) vs. Amir Killah (10-5)

Bantamweight Feature Fight: Nick Kirk (9-1) vs. Tony Zelinski (3-2)

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