Bellator 97 Weigh-In Results: Lightweight and Welterweight Title Fights Set
By FCF Staff
Here are the official weigh-in results for Bellator’s latest event, which will take place tomorrow night at the Santa Ana Star Casino in New Mexico. The stacked card will feature lightweight champion Michael Chandler taking on David Rickels, as well as welterweight champ Ben Askren fighting Andrey Koreshkov.
In addition, former Strikeforce champ “King Mo” Lawal will take on Jacob Noe, in the finals of the promotion’s latest light-heavyweight tourney.
The event will be broadcast live on SPIKE.
Bellator Lightweight World Title Fight: Michael Chandler (154.4) vs. David Rickels (154.6)
Bellator Welterweight World Title Fight: Ben Askren (169.9) vs. Andrey Koreshkov (169.2)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament Final: “King Mo” Lawal (205.6) vs. Jacob Noe (205.7)
Bellator Heavyweight Tournament Final: Ryan Martinez (262.7) vs. Vitaly Minakov (239.1)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Jared Downing (145.9) vs. Patricio Pitbull (145.1)
Catchweight Feature Fight (158 lbs.): Cris Leyva (157.3) vs. Will Brooks (157.5)
Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Rafael Silva (136) vs. Rodrigo Lima (135.4)
Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Anthony Leone (135.9) vs. Frank Baca (135.4)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Mike Barreras (155.8) vs. Bubba Jenkins (156.0)
Catchweight Feature Fight (190 lbs): Jeremy Kimball (189.2) vs. Keith Berry (189.9)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Russell Wilson (135.6) vs. Shawn Bunch (135.6)
Bantamweight Catchweight Fight (150 lbs): Javier Palacios (148.4) vs. Richard Jacques (151.2)**
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Adrian Cruz (136.0) vs. Felipe Chavez (134.9)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Cliff Wright Jr. (148.8)** vs. Donald Sanchez (145.4)
**Both Richard Jacques and Cliff Wright Jr. forfeited a portion of their purse for missing weight