Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, June 5th From WinStar World Casino & Resort

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Bellator Hosts Live Weigh-Ins Thursday, June 5th at 5:00 pm CST From WinStar World Casino & Resort

 

Newport Beach, Calif. (June 3, 2014) – The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place on Thursday at 5:00 pm CST inside of MIST nightclub at WinStar World Casino & Resort (777 Casino Ave. Thackerville, OK 73459). Bellator MMA will take place from WinStar World Casino on Friday, June 6th with the first fight taking place at 6:00 pm CST and streaming live on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 8:00 pm CST and will air live on Spike TV.

All participants from Friday night’s event will be on hand, as well as Bellator CEO & Chairman Bjorn Rebney.

 

The event will be emceed by Bellator cage announcer Michael C. Williams and Bellator color commentator Jimmy Smith.

As always the weigh-in is open to both the public and media.

MAIN CARD:
Bellator Light Heavyweight Opening Round: Austen Heidlage (6-1) vs. Philipe Lins (8-0)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Eric Prindle (8-5) vs. James Thompson (19-14)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Terry Davinney (10-6) vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (14-12)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Opening Round: Egidijus Valavicius (26-10) vs. Carlos Eduardo (11-3)

PRELIMINARY CARD:
Bellator Light Heavyweight Opening Round: Rodney Wallace (20-8) vs. Kelly Anundson (7-2)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Joe Vedepo (15-8) vs. Cortez Coleman (10-5)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Stephen Banaszak (3-1) vs. Treston Thomison (7-2)
Welterweight Feature Fight: William Florentino (4-3) vs. Guillermo Martinez Ayme (6-0)
Catchweight Feature Fight (140lbs): Steve Garcia (3-0) vs. Cody Walker (3-1)
Catchweight Feature Fight (190lbs): Matt Jones (7-7) vs. Bubba McDaniel (21-8)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Jamelle Jones (2-1) vs. Ray Sloan (6-0)

 

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For more information, visit Bellator.com, follow Bellator on Twitter @BellatorMMA, follow Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney @BjornRebney and check out Bellator on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BellatorMMA    

About Bellator MMA

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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