Originally written on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 8/27/12

The pairings for Bellator Fighting Championships’ Season 7 Lightweight Tournament have been set. The tourney kicks off October 19th at Bellator 77.

The show will be headlined by tournament favorite Alexander “Tiger” Sarnavskiy (Pictured) and veteran Rich Clementi.

“The Bellator Tournament will be a difficult test for me,” Sarnavskiy said, who owns a perfect 20-0 record. “I will train and prepare myself the best I can. I have a huge responsibility to my coach, my manager, my fans and my country. I won’t disappoint them and I want to show them a spectacular performance.”

Rene Nazare vs. Ricardo Tirlonim, Marcin Held vs. Murad Machaev and Dave Jansen vs. Magomed Saadulaev round out the quarterfinals matchups.

Reading Eagle Theater at The Sovereign Center in Pennsylvania hosts the shindig.

MTV2 will broadcast the main card beginning at 8PM ET/PT.

Here is the show’s current roster:

Dave Jansen vs. Magomed Saadulaev

Marcin Held vs. Murad Machaev

Rene Nazare vs. Ricardo Tirloni

Rich Clementi vs. Alexander Sarnavskiy

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