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One of the most exciting Bellator lineups in recent history has arrived, kicking off this weekend’s MMA action off on the right note with a few solid tournament scraps and a main event featuring highly-touted lightweights Eddie Alvarez (22-3) and Shinya Aoki (30-5). The two tussled once before with Aoki coming out with his hand raised due to an early submission though years have passed since their initial pairing
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Bellator 66 Real Time Results
After suffering a nasty submission loss to Lloyd Woodard last month in the quarterfinal round of Bellator ’s ongoing Season 6 lightweight tournament it was feared Patricky Freire could be out for an extended period time based on the nature of the finish. Fortunately it appears that will not be the case, as Freire avoided any severe damage from Woodward’s Kimura and should be back in the cage sooner than later. “Patricky might fight again in June,” said manager Matheus Aquino in a conversation with TATAME , adding Freire had no broken bones and was already doing minor rehabilitation to get back up to full steam.
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Patricky Freire expected to return to the ring this summer
When Bellator heads to Cleveland next month for Bellator 66 the main card will be stacked full of past champions and hopeful contenders. Along with the headlining rematch between Shinya Aoki and former lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez , the show will also feature action from the final four fighters remaining in the Season 6 Lightweight Tournament and middleweight semifinals as well. Specifically, that means the super-sized main card will feature fights between Rick Hawn-Lloyd Woodard, Thiago Michel-Brent Weedman , Brian Rogers -Bruno Santos , and Maiquel Falcao-Vyacheslav Vasilevsky
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Bellator 66 achieving “can’t miss” status with five fights on main card
For the second time in as many weeks a bout between Bellator Season 5 heavyweight tournament finalists Thiago Santos and Eric Prindle was scratched from a card’s headlining slot due to one of the involved fighters’ inability to compete. While last week’s cancellation involved Prindle suffering from an undisclosed illness, it appears his health was a moot point based on his Brazilian adversary’s inability to come in at 265 pounds for their pairing. Santos stepped on the scale Thursday at 277.75 pounds, well north of the division’s limit.