Bellator 87 LIVE results and play-by-play

Bellator 87 takes place this evening at Soaring Eagle Resort & Casino in Mount Pleasant, Mich. and features the quarterfinals of Bellator’s Season 8 lightweight tournament.

Bellator 87 will broadcast LIVE on Spike TV 10 p.m. ET, with preliminary card action streaming live on Spike.com 7 p.m. ET. ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) will provide LIVE results of all the action and play-by-play commentary for the televised main card.

Interview: Get to know Bellator’s Alexander ‘The Tiger’ Sarnavskiy *VIDEO*

Alexander “The Tiger” Sarnavskiy (21-1) enters the Bellator Season 8 lightweight tournament Thursday as he takes on Thiago Michel (10-3) at Bellator 87 airing LIVE on Spike TV from Mount Pleasant, Mich. ProMMAnow.com recently spoke with “The Tiger” about his thoughts on Michel and how he sees the fight playing out. He also gave us some insight into his background, how he got started in MMA and much more.

Pro MMA Now’s Guide to Bellator 87 (Updated)

After a strong debut, the ratings dipped a little bit last week. However, there is no time to regroup, since Bellator’s eighth season continues Thursday night at the Soaring Eagle Casino in Mount Pleasant, Mich. As always, the main card will air live on Spike TV, while the undercard can be seen on Spike.com. Bellator 87 features the first round of the season-eighth lightweight tournament.

Bellator 87 weigh-in results; Patricky Freire out of main event

The weigh-ins for Bellator 87 are in the books with all Season 8 lightweight tournament quarterfinalists making weight without issue.

Original headliner and tournament participant Patricky “Pitbull” Freire has suffered a last minute knee injury and has been replaced by Saad Awad, who will take on “Pitbull’s” original opponent, Guillaum DeLorenzi. Lloyd Woodard vs. David Rickels is now expected to take the main event spot.

Reminder: Bellator weigh-ins set for today at 5 P.M. EST inside Soaring Eagle Resort & Casino

The weigh-in and press conference for Thursday night’s Bellator MMA event is set to take place today (Jan. 30.) at the Soaring Eagle Resort & Casino in Mount Pleasant, Mich. The weigh-ins will begin at 5 p.m. EST and are open and free for the public to attend.

Bellator’s Lightweight Tournament Field Set For January 31st on Spike

The bracket for Bellator’s upcoming lightweight tournament is officially set, as eight fighters are slated to compete for a shot at the organization’s $100,000 prize and a guaranteed title fight.