Bellator held the official weigh-ins Tuesday in preparation for the beginning of its “Summer Series” in Thackerville, Oklahoma, Wednesday night, and several competitors were off the mark.
Light-heavyweight tourney competitor Jacob Noe came in at 206.2 for his bout with Renato “Babalu”, who tipped the scales at 204.4. Noe was given an extra two hours to cut the extra weight.
“King Mo” Lawal and Seth Petruzelli both made weight, however, as Lawal weighed in at 205.2 and the UFC vet was 204.8. The remaining mard card fighters also made weight for their respective bouts.
Tomorrow’s card will be hosted by the Winstar Casino in Thackerville, and the main card will be broadcast on SPIKE beginning at 7:00 PM ET. The preliminary card will be streamed at SPIKE.Com beginning at 6:00 PM ET.
Light-Heavyweight Tournament Semifinals
“King Mo” Lawal (205.2) vs. Seth Petruzelli (204.8)
Jacob Noe (206.2)* vs. Renato Sobral (204.4)
Heavyweight Tournament Semifinals
Rich Hale (240.1) vs. Ryan Martinez (263.8)
Vitaly Minakov (246) vs. Ron Sparks (264.6)
Blas Avena (170) vs. War Machine (170)
Steven Artoff (138.8)* vs. Justin McNally (135.4)
Derek Campos (159.2)* vs. Brandon Girtz (155.7)
Brandon Halsey (205) vs. Joe Yager (205.4)
Raphael Butler (261) vs. Jeremiah O’Neal (260.5)
Damon Jackson (154.8) vs. Keith Miner (155.8)
Mike Maldonado (135.8) vs. Chavous Smith (137.7)*
Keith Berry (190)* vs. Cortez Coleman (185.6)
Jarrod Card (145.7) vs. Chas Skelly (145.9)
*fighter has two hours to make weight