Bellator releases bracket for upcoming lightweight tournament

The eighth season of Bellator MMA begins in six days and the California based organziation has released the bracket for their next lightweight tournament.Bellator New Logo #2

The tournament will begin on January 31st at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan and all four quarterfinal bouts will take place on this card.

The quarterfinal bouts on January 31st in Michigan will be Lloyd Woodard (12-2) vs. David Rickels (11-1), Thiago Michel (10-3) vs. Alexander Sarnavskiy (21-1), Ricardo Tirloni (15-3) vs. Will Brooks (8-0) and Patricky Pitbull (10-4) vs. Guillaume DeLorenzi (10-1).

Tickets for the event are on sale now and are available at and The Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort Box Office. Tickets are priced from $20-$65. The event will broadcast LIVE starting at 10 p.m. EST on Spike, as well as in Spanish language on mun2. The preliminary card will be streamed LIVE and FREE on starting at 8 p.m. EST.

“With the latest additions of Will Brooks and Ricardo Tirloni, this Lightweight Tournament is just a stacked collection of true finishers, and I expect another huge night inside Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort,” said Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney.

The season eight lightweight tournament bracket is below:

Bellator LW Bracket