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Bellator Announces Featherweight Tournament Pairings

Written by Tom Ngo
January 19th, 2012
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It will be a featherweight frenzy on March 9th inside Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana. A day after Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney reported 145-pound champion Joe Warren would defend his crown against Pat Curran at Bellator 60, the organization announced the event will also feature the opening round of their Featherweight Tournament.

On Thursday morning, Bellator confirmed the parings for the eight-man tourney. Daniel Straus faces Jeremy Spoon, Alexandre Bezerra battles Genair da Silva, Ronnie Mann fights Wagnney Fabiano and Marlon Sandro (Pictured) meets Roberto Vargas.

The highly-anticipated title tilt between Curran and Warren will close out the show. MTV2 broadcasts the card’s main bouts starting at 8PM ET/PT.

Here are the athletes slated to appear in the Hoosier State:

Featherweight Tournament:

Daniel Straus vs. Jeremy Spoon

Alexandre Bezerra vs. Genair da Silva

Ronnie Mann vs. Wagnney Fabiano

Marlon Sandro vs. Roberto Vargas

Main Event:

Pat Curran vs. Joe Warren (Bellator Featherweight Champion)

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