Friday, 23 August 2013
Rob 'c4' Sinclair vs Rich Clementi to headline Bellator Lightweight Tournament opener Friday September 27th
Both with 15 professional wins, Tirloni is aware of the opportunity at hand, but will have to hold off Held who has won eight victories by submission, six in the first round. The night will also showcase a preliminary card of Portland’s top athletes. Portland’s own Nathan Coy will make his Bellator debut and face Andy Uhrich, while Brent Primus looks to maintain his undefeated record in a fight against Scott Thometz. Primus has won all of his professional fights by first round submission. The full Bellator 101 fight card is listed below.
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Opening Round: Rob Sinclair (12-2) vs. Rich Clementi (45-22-1) Bellator Lightweight Tournament Opening Round: Martin Stapleton (12-1) vs. Saad Awad (14-5) Bellator Lightweight Tournament Opening Round: John Alessio (34-16) vs. Will Brooks (10-1) Bellator Lightweight Tournament Opening Round: Marcus Davis (22-9) vs. Tiger Sarnavskiy (23-1)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Ricardo Tirloni (15-4) vs. Marcin Held (15-3) Middleweight Feature Fight: Joe Pacheco (6-0) vs. Tyson Jeffries (10-7) Welterweight Feature Fight: Andy Uhrich (9-3) vs. Nathan Coy (12-4) Middleweight Feature Fight: Jeremiah Riggs (7-7) vs. Peter Aspinwall (3-3) Lightweight Feature Fight: Scott Thometz (6-2) vs. Brent Primus (2-0)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Austin Springer (3-0) vs. Brent Alvarez (1-1)
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