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!
Review: 2013-09-27, the fight between Will Brooks and John Alessio was not particularly good: it gets two stars. Will Brooks (10-1-0, 80% finishing rate) entered as the No.65 lightweight in the world while John Alessio (34-16-0, 73% finishing rate) entered as the No.74. Brooks vs Alessio is the quarterfinal of the Bellator lightweight tournament; undercard of Joe Warren vs Nick Kirk – Bellator 101. Watch the video!
Review: 2012-04-21, the fight between Mark Bocek and John Alessio has not been very spectacular: two stars. Mark Bocek (10-4-0) entered as the No.25 lightweight in the world while John Alessio (34-14-0) entered as the No.38. Bocek vs Alessio is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Rashad Evans (UFC 145). Watch the video!