Rob Sinclair Out; Rich Clementi vs Ricardo Tirloni Set for Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal at Bellator 101

Rich Clementi

Rich Clementi

  • 45-22-1 MMA / 2-2 Bellator Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Felipe Enomoto, Derek Campos, Alexander Sarnavskiy

Ricardo Tirloni

 

Ricardo Tirloni

  • 15-4 MMA / 2-3 Bellator Record
  • 2 Fight Losing Streak
  • Notable Wins: Brian Cobb, Steve Gable, Rene Nazare

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Bellator 101

September 27th, 2013

Portland, Oregon

Rose Garden

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Like many MMA fighters, Rich Clementi returns to action in less than a year following a retirement announcement after his submission loss to Marcin Held in the semifinals of season seven’s tournament. Clementi looked like his younger self in his quarterfinal match-up with Alexander Sarnavskiy, earning the upset split decision victory.

With a knee injury forcing Rob Sinclair out of this year’s lightweight tournament, three-time tournament veteran, Ricardo Tirloni will take his place. He made quarterfinal exits in season six and eight, losing to Rick Hawn and Will Brooks respectively. Tirloni advanced to the semifinals in season seven’s lightweight tournament with a submission win over Rene Nazare, but was eliminated by Dave Jansen in the semifinals via decision.

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