The Bellator Lw tournament winner (season 8) David Rickels entered this fight with a pro mma record of 16-3-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.51 lightweight in the world while his opponent, John Alessio, has a record of 35-17-0 (71% finishing rate). Both fighters have lost their penultimate fight but then they came back to win: Rickels was defeated by Patricky Freire (=Rickels vs Freire) and then he won with Davi Ramos while Alessio lost to Will Brooks (=Brooks vs Alessio) and then he beat Eric Wisely. Rickels vs Alessio is on the undercard of Cheick Kongo vs Alexander Volkov – Bellator 139. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 139: Kongo vs Volkov
Where: Kansas Star Arena, Mulvane, Kansas, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Rickels’ next fight: Michael Chandler vs David Rickels 2
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