Bellator 97 weigh-in results and news


Bellator FC held the weigh-ins for their 97th event in New Mexico today. The main event of newly re-signed lightweight champ Michael Chandler taking on David Rickels stayed on point, with both men making weight. The co-main event of Bellator’s welterweight kingpin, Ben Askren, and his Russian challenger, Andrey Koreshkov both made weight as well.

Bellator 97 weigh-in results

MAIN CARD (Spike TV 7pm PT/ET)

LW Champ Michael Chandler (154.6 lbs) vs. David Rickels (154.6 lbs.)
WW Champ Ben Askren (169.9 lbs.) vs. Andrey Koreshkov (169.2 lbs.)
Muhammed Lawal (205.6 lbs.) vs. Jacob Noe (205.7 lbs.)
Ryan Martinez (262.7 lbs.) vs. Vitaly Minakov (239.1)
Patricio Friere (145.1 lbs.) vs. Jared Downing (145.9)


Cris Leyva (157.3) vs. Will Brooks (157.5)
Rodrigo Lima (135.4 lbs.) vs. Rafael Silva (136.2)
Frank Baca (135.4) vs. Anthony Leone (135.9 lbs.)
Bubba Jenkins (156.0 lbs.) vs. Mike Barreras (155.8 lbs.)
Keith Berry (189.9 lbs.) vs. Jeremy Kimball (189.2 lbs.) ++
Felipe Chavez (134.9 lbs.) vs. Adrian Cruz (136.0 lbs.)
Shawn Bunch (135.6 lbs.) vs. Russell Wilson (135.6 lbs.)
Donald Sanchez (145.4 lbs.) vs. Cliff Wright (148.8)**
Richard Jacquez (151.2)* vs. Javier Palacios (148.4 lbs.) +

* Jacquez given 1 hour to cut the remaining weight.

** Wright given 1 hour to cut the remaining weight.

+ 150 lbs. catchweight.

++ 190 lbs. catchweight.


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