Bellator 71: Fighters Make Weight For Light-Heavyweight Tourney
By FCF Staff
All of the competitors set to compete in Bellator’s latest light-heavyweight tourney made weight this afternoon in Chester, West Virginia.
The card, which will be hosted by The Mountaineer Casino, Resort and Racetrack, will also feature a heavyweight tilt between Strikeforce vet Brett Rogers and Kevin Asplund.
The main card will be streamed live at Spike.com and Bellator.com (preliminary card will be carried on Spike.com only).
Here are the official weigh-in results.
Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Travis Wiuff (206lbs) vs. Chris Davis (204.6lbs)
Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Zelg Galesic (205lbs) vs. Attila Vegh (204.6lbs)
Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Tim Carpenter (204.3lbs)* vs. Beau Tribolet (204.6lbs)
Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Roy Boughton (205.6lbs) vs. Emanuel Newton (204.6lbs)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Brett Rogers (264.8lbs) vs. Kevin Asplund (246.8lbs)
*Rich Hale was originally slated to compete in the Bellator Season 7 Light Heavyweight Tournament, but became sick and has been replaced by Tim Carpenter.
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Josh Stansbury (204.2lbs) vs. Dan Spohn (206lbs)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Jason Butcher (186lbs) vs. Duane Bastress (184.8lbs)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Neil Johnson (146lbs) vs. Brylan Van Artsdalen (145.2lbs)
Catchweight Feature Fight: Chris Goldbaugh (189.2lbs) vs. Kevin Zalac (189.4lbs)