“Bellator 39: Alvarez vs. Curran” takes place Saturday inside the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his crown against Pat Curran in the night’s main event.
MTV2 will broadcast the show at 9PM ET/PT. Unfortunately, only fans with access to an east coast feed will be able to watch tonight’s action live.
SPOILER ALERT: If you don’t want to know the results ahead of tonight’s airing, don’t continue reading. You have been WARNED!
Alvarez and Curran were set to tango last October, but a shoulder injury forced the challenger out of the highly anticipated scrap. Alvarez went on to post a 2ndRound TKO victory over former UFC stud Roger Huerta in a non-title affair.
Curran earned his shot at the brass ring by beating Mike Ricci, Huerta and Toby Imada, respectively, in Bellator’s lightweight tournament.
Alvarez owns an impressive 21-2 record and is widely considered one of the best 155-pounders outside of the UFC.
Here are the results for Bellator 39:
John McLaughlin Defeated Blair Tugman via Unanimous Decision (29-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Rene Nazare Defeated Luiz Azeredo via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) at 5:00 in the 1stRound
Dave Jansen Defeated Scott McAfee via Submission (D’Arce Choke) at 4:58 in the 1stRound
Ryan Quinn Defeated Mike Winters via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Ben Saunders Defeated Matt Lee via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) at 1:24 in the 3rdRound
Patricky Freire Defeated Toby Imada via TKO (Strikes) at 2:53 in the 1stRound
Rick Hawn Defeated Lyman Good via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Eddie Alvarez Defeated Pat Curran via Unanimous Decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45) (Alvarez retains Bellator lightweight title)