Middleweight Semi-Finalists Make Weight for Bellator 54
By FCF Staff
The semi-finalists for Bellator’s ongoing middleweight tournament made weight this afternoon in Atlantic City, New Jersey, setting in motion the featured bouts for the promotion’s 54th event tomorrow night.
The competition’s semis will see former finalist Alexander Shlemenko take on Brian Rogers, while Bryan Baker will meet Vitor Vianna.
The Bellator 54 card will also feature the promotion’s bantamweight champion Zach Makovsky in action, who will take on Ryan Roberts in a non-title fight.
Saturday’s card, which will be hosted by Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, will be broadcast live on MTV 2. The night’s preliminary bouts will be streamed live on Spike.com
Here are the weigh-in results for Bellator 54.
Brian Rogers (185.5) vs. Alexander Shlemenko (185.5)
Vitor Vianna (185.2) vs. Bryan Baker (183)
Zach Makovsky (135) vs. Ryan Roberts (136.5)*
Jacob Kirwan (155) vs. Rene Nazare (156.2)*
Duane Bastress (184.5) vs. Daniel Gracie (185.5)
Ryan Contaldi (206) vs. Tim Carpenter (205)
Joey Kirwan (186) vs. Lewis Rumsey (187.2)*
Andria Caplan (146) vs. Adrienne Seiber (144)
Brian Kelleher (139.2)* vs. Claudio Ledesma (136)
*Roberts, Nazare and Rumsey will be given two hours to lose the additional weight according to a press release from the promotion.