Bellator LW Tourney Gets Patricky for De Lorenzi
Guillaume De Lorenzi has learned his first round Bellator Lightweight opponent and he is former Bellator Season 4 tournament finalist Patricky Freire. The fight will take place on January 31st at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.
De Lorenzi (10-1) returned to MMA in November after a few years off from the sport. In that return, De Lorenzi easily finished Jonny Carson at Bellator 79.
Freire (10-4) has lost three of four in Bellator action since making that Season 4 final. In his last fight, Freire was KO’d by Eddie Alvarez. His last win was over a year ago to Kurt Pellegrino.
Two other Lightweight tournament fights were announced: Lloyd Woodard vs. David Rickels and Alexander Sarnavskiy vs. Thiago Michel Pereira Silva.