‘Bellator 66: Alvarez vs. Aoki II’ Roster Complete

Written by Tom Ngo
April 12th, 2012

Bellator Poster 66 Alvarez Aoki Cupcake

The 11-bout lineup for “Bellator 66: Alvarez vs. Aoki II” has been finalized. The show features a lightweight rematch between Eddie Alvarez and Shinya Aoki.

Aoki caught Alvarez in a vicious heel hook in their initially meeting in December of 2008. Since getting demolished by Gilbert Melendez at “Strikeforce: Nashville” in April 2010, the submission specialist has rattled off seven consecutive victories.

Alvarez is fresh off losing his title to Michael Chandler. “The Silent Assassin” was perfect through his prior seven contests before the November upset defeat.

Additionally, the semifinals of the Season 6 Middleweight and Lightweight Tournaments will take place in the April 20th event.

I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio hosts the festivities.

Spike.com will stream the preliminary fights live starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT. MTV2 broadcasts the main card at 8PM ET/PT.

Here is the event’s complete roster:

Preliminary Card:

Julian Lane vs. Joe Heiland

Tyler Combs vs. Jason Dent

Frank Caraballo vs. Donny Walker

Marcus Vanttinen vs. John Hawk

Attila Vegh vs. Dan Spohn

Aisling Daly vs. Jessica Eye

Main Card:

Lightweight Tournament (Semifinals):

Brent Weedman vs. Thiago Michel

Rick Hawn vs. Lloyd Woodard

Middleweight Tournament (Semifinals):

Brian Rogers vs. Bruno Santos

Vyacheslav Vasilevsky vs. Maiquel Falcao

Main Event:

Eddie Alvarez vs. Shinya Aoki

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