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Rebel FC 1: Into the Lion’s Den Weigh In Results – Lisita, Takeshi official for 145-lbs main event


Singapore – was on scene LIVE at the official fighter weigh-ins for Rebel FC 1: Into the Lion’s Den, where all 24 competitors made weight ahead of Saturday’s fight card.

The proceedings took place at a local tourist hot-spot named SCAPE.

Rebel FC 1: Into the Lion’s Den Weigh In Results – Lisita, Takeshi official for 145-lbs main event

Australia’s Rob Lisita tipped the scale at 145.5-lbs while “Lion” Takeshi, who looked rather weak on stage, weighed in at 142.8-lbs. Both fighters are set to compete in the main event in an highly intriguing battle that has been anticipated by fight fans worldwide.

In the co-main event feature, Singapore’s own Syafiq Samad faces Korean Top Team product, Gyo Pyung Hwang. Samad, after getting a resounding ovation from the audience, came in at 154-lbs. Hwang, meanwhile, weighed in at the same weight.

Also on the card is former UFC vet and “TUF: Brazil” alumni Marcos Vinicius, as he moves up a weight class once again, competing in a 135-lbs tilt with Japan’s Taiyo Nakahara. Both fighters weighed in at 137.7-lbs even.

Rebel FC 1: Into the Lion’s Den is Rebel Fighting Championship’s inaugural installment, set for the Singapore Indoor Stadium tomorrow.

Be sure to keep it locked to on fight night as we’ll be on scene bringing you LIVE results, play-by-play and updates of the event.

Check out the full weigh-in results below, along with some exclusive array of pictures of the fighters:

MAIN CARD (Professional MMA bouts):

  • Rob Lisita (66kg/145.5-lbs) vs. Takeshi Inoue (64.8kg/142.8-lbs)
  • Syafiq Samad (70kg/154-lbs) vs. Gyo Pyung Hwang (70kg/154-lbs)
  • Chris Hofmann (93.0kg/205-lbs) vs. Doo Hwan Kim (93.0kg/205-lbs)
  • Marcos Vinicius (62.5kg/137.7-lbs) vs. Taiyo Nakahara (62.5kg/137.7-lbs)
  • Glenn Sparv (77.0kg/169-lbs) vs. Alberto Mina (77.0kg/169-lbs)

PRELIMS (Amateur MMA bouts):

  • Garie Tang (56.7kg/125-lbs) vs. Mohd Amir Ghafar (56.7kg/125-lbs)
  • Mubarak Abdat (66.0/145-lbs) vs. Suman Mokhtarian (66.0kg/145-lbs)
  • May Ooi (55.0kg/121-lbs) vs. Amy Adam (55.0kg/121-lbs)
  • Muhammad Nazri (70.3kg/155-lbs) vs. Mah Yong Jian (70.3kg/155-lbs)
  • Azman Azman (65.9kg/145-lbs) vs. Ashraf Bin Shafi (65.5kg/144-lbs)
  • Amirul Syafiq (56.7kg/125-lbs) vs. Loh-Lim Shen Jen (56.7kg/125-lbs)
  • He Chong Qing (77.1kg/170-lbs) vs. Andy Neo Hong Chee (77.1kg/170-lbs)


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