Join us at BloodyElbow.com as Bellator Lightweight World Champion Eddie Alvarez defends his world title against Season 2 Lightweight Tournament champion Pat Curran this Saturday, April. 2nd, live on MTV2 at 9 pm. ET:
"This is one of the most talent-filled events we've ever produced - headlined by a World Title Fight featuring Eddie Alvarez, one of the top pound-for-pound fighters on the planet," said Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney. "Pitbull vs. Imada and Good vs. Hawn both look like they will be spectacular fights as well. This should be an amazing night of fights"April 2nd, live on MTV2 from Uncasville, Connecticut:
Eddie Alvarez (21-2) -575 vs. Pat Curran (13-3) +375 [LW title]
Eddie Alvarez - "If I had a quarter for every time someone said they were going to stand with me and knock me out, I wouldn't have to fight for a living. Pat (Curran) may be saying he wants to stand in front of me, but that would be a stupid, stupid game plan. He won't be standing in front of me for long."
Rick Hawn (10-0) +160 vs. Lyman Good (11-1) -200
Undefeated Judo Olympian Rick Hawn will take on former Welterweight world champion Lyman "Cyborg" Good in a Season 4 Welterweight semifinal fight.
Toby Imada (29-15) +115 vs. Patricky "Pitbull" Freire (8-1) -145
In a Season 4 Lightweight semifinal, 2009 Submission of the Year Winner Toby Imada will face Brazilian phenom and one half of "The Pitbull Brothers", Patricky Pitbull - who is fresh off of a stunning TKO of former World Champion Razor Rob McCullough.
Ben Saunders (9-3-2) -650 vs. Matt Lee (13-9-1) +450
Hard-hitting UFC veteran Ben Saunders will make his highly anticipated return to the cage in his Bellator debut against upset-minded Matt Lee.
Local Feature Fights:
Matt Veach (12-3) -130 vs. Rene Nazare (6-0) EVEN
Greg Rebello (12-2) -130 vs. Dan Cramer (5-2) EVEN
Mike Winters (4-0) -115 vs. Ryan Quinn (4-2) -115
David Jansen (14-2) -210 vs. Scott McAfee (10-2) +165
John McLaughlin (3-0) vs. Blair Tugman (5-3)