Patricky Freire Out; Guillaume DeLorenzi vs Saad Awad Booked as Lightweight Quarterfinal Match-Up

Guillaume DeLorenzi

Guillaume DeLorenzi

  • 10-1 MMA / 1-0 Bellator Record
  • 5 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Ryan Machan, Dale Hartt

Saad Awad


Saad Awad

  • 12-4 MMA / 0-1 Bellator Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins:


Bellator 87

January 31st, 2013

Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort


Guillaume DeLorenzi is currently on a five-fight win streak, dating back to September of 2009. During the streak, he holds TKO victories over Ryan Machan and UFC-veteran Dale Hartt. Most recently, DeLorenzi earned a spot in this year’s tournament with a first round submission win over Jonny Carson at Bellator 79.

Saad Awad gets the opportunity of a lifetime, replacing Patricky Freire in Bellator’s lightweight tournament. He’s won four fights in a row, all four have come by way of stoppages (2 TKO, 2 submission). Most recently, Awad defeated Daniel McWilliams by first round submission in October of last year.


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