“Bellator 87″ takes place tonight inside Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
Spike.com streams the prelims live starting at 7PM ET/4PT, while Spike TV broadcasts the showcase bouts at 10PM ET/PT.
The show features all four Lightweight Tournament quarterfinal matchups. David Rickels and Lloyd Woodard headline the festivities.
As if advancing to the tourney semifinals weren’t enough, Rickels and Woodard have made a gentleman’s wager with each other. The loser will shave off their facial hair.
Patricky “Pitbull” Freire suffered a last-second knee injury and was forced to withdraw from his bout against Guillaume DeLorenzi. Saad Awad has taken his place in the 155-pound tournament.
Here are the official results from Thursday’s fights:
Tony Zelinski Defeated Nick Kirk via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Sam Quito Defeated Ben Lagman via Submission (Kneebar) at 3:54 in the 2ndRound
James Reese Defeated David Shepherd via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Amir Khillah Defeated John Schulz via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:34 in the 1stRound
Karl Etherington Defeated Jason Fish via Submission (Strikes) at 3:45 in the 1stRound
Jason Fischer Defeated Sevak Magakian via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:37 in the 1stRound
Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinals:
Alexander Sarnavskiy Defeated Thiago Michel via Submission (Rear-Naked choke) at 3:43 in the 2ndRound
Saad Awad Defeated Guillaume DeLorenzi via TKO (Strikes) at :31 in the 1stRound
Will Brooks Defeated Ricardo Tirloni via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
David Rickels Defeated Lloyd Woodard via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)