Bellator 87: David Rickels vs. Lloyd Woodard Official Results

Bellator 87 takes place tonight, January 31st, 2013 from the Soaring Eagle Casino in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The event will air live in prime time on Spike TV and feature the quarterfinals of the Season Eight Lightweight Tournament.

The main card airs on Spike TV (10 p.m. ET) following prelims on Spike.com (7:30 p.m. ET).

Patricky Freire was originally supposed to face Guillaume DeLorenzi in the main event. However, on the day of the weigh ins Freire was pulled from the card due to an “undisclosed injury” and replaced by Saad Awad. The main card features the four opening-round bouts from the lightweight tournament, including the new main event, David Rickels vs. Lloyd Woodard.

The official results:

David Rickels def. Lloyd Woodard via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Will Brooks def. Ricardo Tirloni via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Saad Awad def. Guillaume DeLorenzi via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:31
Alexander Sarnavskiy def. Thiago Michel via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:43
Jason Fischer def. Sevak Magakian via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:37
Karl Etherington def. Jason Fish via submission (strikes) – Round 1, 3:45
Amir Khillah def. John Schulz via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:34
James Reese def. David Shepherd via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Sam Quito def. Ben Lagman via submission (kneebar) – Round 2, 3:54
Tony Zelinski def. Nick Kirk via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

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