A dynamic lightweight bout is set to take place at Bellator 76 between Eddie Alvarez and Patricky Pitbull. This bout is set to take place on October 12, 2012 at Caesars Windsor. Both of these fighters possess fight ending abilities on the ground and standing, which should make this fight exciting from start to finish. This bout will be broadcasted on MTV 2 for free, which is great from a fan’s perspective.
Eddie Alvarez is riding high off a spectacular TKO finish over the dynamic submission specialist in Shinya Aoki. Alvarez was previously the Bellator lightweight champ, but was defeated against the rising star Michael Chandler. Despite this loss, Alvarez seems to have some great momentum behind him, and he will look to utilize this momentum when he challenges Patricky Pitbull.
Patricky Pitbull will be coming into this fight off a devastating loss to Lloyd Woodward, which was a back and forth affair for the first round. Woodward ultimately got the arm bar submission in the second round. Pitbull will look to rebound off this tough loss when he takes on Alvarez, which will be hist toughest fight to date. Pitbull is an explosive striker and also has competent jiu jitsu skills. He will need to pressure Alvarez early and often if he wants to pull off the upset.
This fight has the making to be fight of the year under the Bellator banner. Both fighters always look to finish their opponents off in spectacular fashion, and it should be a real treat for mixed martial arts fans around the world.