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Opening Round Bouts For Bellator Season 8 Tournament Announced

December 31, 2012 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Bellator has announced the opening round matchups for its season eight light heavyweight tournament. The tourney kicks off at Bellator 85, which will be the promotion’s debut on Spike TV. It takes place on January 17th in Irvine, California with the main card airing on Spike and prelims streaming on Spike.com.

Michael Chandler vs. Rick Hawn – for lightweight title
Pat Curran vs. Patricio Freire – for featherweight title
Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal vs. Przemyslaw Mysiala – light-heavyweight tournament opening round
Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Mikhail Zayats – light-heavyweight tournament opening round
Jacob Noe vs. Seth Petruzelli – light-heavyweight tournament opening round
Atanas Djambazov vs. Emanuel Newton – light-heavyweight tournament opening round
Mike Guymon vs. TBA
Jason Lambert vs. TBA
Hector Ramirez vs. TBA

Credit: MMAjunkie

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