• Bellator 97: Weigh-in results

  • Chandler vs Rickels Weigh in Bellator 97: Weigh in results

    The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from Stage nightclub at the Santa Ana Star Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s July 31st event, which will feature the Bellator Lightweight World Title Fight, the Welterweight World Title Fight and the Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight Tournament Finals.

    Bellator MMA will take place at the Santa Ana Star Center on Wednesday, July 31st with the first fight taking place at 3:30 p.m. MT and streaming live on Spike.com The televised portion of the night will begin at 5 p.m. MT and will air live on Spike TV.


    Bellator Lightweight World Title Fight: Michael Chandler (154.4) vs. David Rickels (154.6)

    Bellator Welterweight World Title Fight: Ben Askren (169.9) vs. Andrey Koreschkov (169.2)

    Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament Final: King Mo (205.6) vs. Jacob Noe (205.7)

    Bellator Heavyweight Tournament Final: Ryan Martinez (262.7) vs. Vitaly Minakov (239.1)

    Featherweight Feature Fight: Jared Downing (145.9) vs. Patricio Pitbull (145.1)



    Catchweight Feature Fight (158 lbs.): Cris Leyva (157.3) vs. Will Brooks (157.5)

    Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Rafael Silva (136) vs. Rodrigo Lima (135.4)

    Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Anthony Leone (135.9) vs. Frank Baca (135.4)

    Lightweight Feature Fight: Mike Barreras (155.8) vs. Bubba Jenkins (156.0)

    Catchweight Feature Fight (190 lbs): Jeremy Kimball (189.2) vs. Keith Berry (189.9)

    Bantamweight Feature Fight: Russell Wilson (135.6) vs. Shawn Bunch (135.6)

    Bantamweight Catchweight Fight (150 lbs): Javier Palacios (148.4) vs. Richard Jacques (151.2)**

    Bantamweight Feature Fight: Adrian Cruz (136.0) vs. Felipe Chavez (134.9)

    Featherweight Feature Fight: Cliff Wright Jr. (148.8)** vs. Donald Sanchez (145.4)

    **Both Richard Jacques and Cliff Wright Jr. forfeited a portion of their purse for missing weight

    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           

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    *This is an official Bellator press release. A press release is an announcement of an event, performance, or other newsworthy item that is issued to the press.

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