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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Bellator 259 Weigh-in Results: ‘Cyborg’ vs. Smith 2 Official, Higo Heavy

‘Cyborg’ and Smith (right)(image via Bellator/Twitter)

By FCF Staff

Here are the weigh-in results for Bellator 259, which will take place Friday in Uncasville, Connecticut.

In the main event, featherweight champ Cris ‘Cyborg’ will take on Leslie Smith. The two fought under the UFC banner in 2016, and ‘Cyborg’ recorded a first-round, TKO win,

The co-main event will feature former bantamweight champ Darrion Caldwell versus Leandro Higo. The latter came in heavy for the fight, however, at 137.5 pounds.

Main Card (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)

Cris ‘Cyborg’ (144.6) vs. Leslie Smith (143.6) – for women’s featherweight title
Darrion Caldwell (135.6) vs. Leandro Higo (137.5)*
Christian Edwards (202.7) vs. Ben Parrish (205.3)
Maycon Mendonca (170.9) vs. Jaleel Willis (170.3)
Fabian Edwards (185.5) vs. Austin Vanderford (185.3)

Preliminary Card (Online, 5:30 p.m. ET)

Nate Andrews (155.7) vs. Saad Awad (155.1)
Tyree Fortune (205.3) vs. Grant Neal (204.4)
Sumiko Inaba (125.5) vs. Kristina Katsikis (125.8)
Sean Felton (154.3) vs. Aviv Gozali (155.7)
Hannah Guy (125.2) vs. Valerie Loureda (125.8)
Davion Franklin (264.8) vs. Tyler King (246.3)
Janay Harding (145.1) vs. Leah McCourt (149.4)**
Brett Johns (135.4) vs. Danny Sabatello (135.6)
Alfie Davis (155.1) vs. Alexander Shabliy (154.8)

* misses the bantamweight limit by 1.5 pounds
**misses the featherweight limit by 3.4 pounds

Results via MMA Junkie.

posted by FCF Staff @ 3:42 pm
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