The Bellator season six lightweight tournament quarterfinal round took place yesterday at the Laredo Energy Arena in Texas. Lloyd “Cupcake” Woodard and Patricky “Pitbull” Freire were both competitors in last seasons tournament but they both fell to eventual tournament winner Michael Chandler.
Woodard and Freire would meet last night in the first step to earning a title shot against Chandler. It was an back and forth battle with both fighters having the other in trouble. Freire rocked Woodard late in the first round and appeared to be gaining an advantage in the bout. However, Woodard recover in the second round where clipped Freire with a knee which would help to set up the brutal kimura finish.