Bellator Weigh-In Results from Pechanga Resort and Casino
Temecula, Calif. (April 10, 2014) – The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from Pechanga Resort and Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s April 11th event, which will feature the Bellator Heavyweight, Middleweight and Welterweight semifinals.
Bellator 116 will be broadcast live from Pechanga Resort & Casino beginning at 9 p.m. EST on Spike TV. The preliminary card will be streamed live and free exclusively on Spike.com starting at 4 p.m. PST and 7 p.m. EST.
Bellator Heavyweight Semifinal: Blagoi Ivanov (255.7) vs. Lavar Johnson (245.3)
Bellator Welterweight Semifinal: Nathan Coy (170.6) vs. Adam McDonough (170.9)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Joey Beltran (204.5) vs. Vladimir Matyushenko (205.5)
Bellator Heavyweight Semifinal: Mighty Mo (264.9) vs. Alexander Volkov (235.7)
Bellator Middleweight Semifinal: Joe Pacheco (185.9) vs. Brandon Halsey (185.8)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Dave Vitkay (184.4) vs. Keith Berry (185.4)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Josh Smith (154.8) vs. Poppies Martinez (155.1)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Brandon Bender (145.8) vs. Mario Navarro (145)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Joe Taimanglo (135.6) vs. Rob Emerson (136)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Ron Keslar (170.8) vs. Karo Parisyan (170.7)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Carlos Eduardo (205) vs. Rodney Wallace (205.8)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Philipe Lins (205.1) vs. Travis Clark (205.1)
Catchweight Feature Fight(180 lbs.): Ricky Rainey (171) vs. Andy Murad (178.9)
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Bellator MMA is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 140 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 175 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. Bellator’s founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator’s core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Newport Beach, California.
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