Marlon in GP final, last step before title

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Marlon at Bellator / Publicity photo

Marlon Sandro, a former Sengoku champion considered one of the world’s top featherweights, takes on Pat Curran this Saturday in Connecticut, USA, in the Bellator featherweight GP final.

The Nova União ace did well in his last two appearances, qualifying him for the tournament final. First he had a lively fight with Junior PQD, winning by split decision, and in the semifinal that followed he took a unanimous decision over Nazareno Malagarie.

If he wins today, the André Pederneiras student will automatically qualify to face Joe Warren for the divisional belt.

Also featuring on the card, former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez takes on Seth Petruzelli, the first man to beat internet sensation Kimbo Slice.

(Collaborator Junior Samurai)

Check out the card:

Bellator 48
Connecticut, USA
August 20, 2011

Pat Curran vs Marlon Sandro
Cole Konrad vs Paul Buentello
Ricco Rodriguez vs Seth Petruzelli
Rene Nazare vs Juan Barrantes
Nik Fekete vs Mark Griffin
Saul Almeida vs Tateki Matsuda
Dan Cramer vs John Clarke
Ryan Quinn vs Brett Oteri
Andrew Calandrelli vs Matt Nice

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