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Bellator Lightweight Semis Receive Change, As Tiger Sarnavskiy Forced Out With Broken Hand

Alexander “Tiger” Sarnavskiy has been forced out of Bellator 91 and the season eight lightweight semifinals with a broken hand, the promotion announced on Monday.

In his place will step Jason Fischer, will will face David Rickels. Fischer (6-1) was defeated by Rickels (12-1) this past November via decision.

The other semifinal boasts Will Brooks (9-0) vs. Saad Awad (13-4).

In the main event for the February 28 main card from Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Bellator light heavyweight champion Christian M’Pumbu (18-4-1) will face Attila Vegh (28-4). The main card airs live on Spike TV.

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