The season eight lightweight tournament for Bellator kicks off Thursday night, but it didn’t get started in strong fashion.
Favorite Patricky Freire was forced out on Wednesday after suffering a knee injury. Freire was expected to compete in the main event of Bellator 87.
Freire’s spot went to Saad Awad, who will face Guillaume DeLorenzi.
The new main event for the Spike TV main card boasts David Rickels and Lloyd Woodard.
Weigh-ins for the card went down earlier today, and complete results can be viewed below:
Main Card (Spike TV)
Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: David Rickels (155.4) vs. Lloyd Woodard (154.2)
Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Thiago Michel (154.6) vs. Tiger Sarnavskiy (155.2)
Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Ricardo Tirloni (155.8) vs. Will Brooks (156)
Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Saad Awad (156.0) vs. Guillaume DeLorenzi (155.2)
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Jason Fischer (155.8) vs. Sevak Magakian (155.2)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Sam Quito (169.4) vs. Ben Lagman (170.8)
Lightweight Feature Fight: J.P. Reese (155.6) vs. David Shepherd (155.6)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Jason Fish (250.6) vs. Karl Etherington (238.6)
Catchweight Lightweight Feature Fight (165): John Schulz (163) vs. Amir Killah (165.4)
Catchweight Bantamweight Feature Fight (140): Nick Kirk (139.6) vs. Tony Zelinski (135.4)