Bellator MMA Weigh-in Results From Atlantic City
Atlantic City, N.J. (April 3, 2013) – The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from The Social at Revel in preparation for Bellator MMA’s April 4th event, which will showcase a Featherweight World Title Fight as well as the Featherweight and Middleweight Tournament Finals.
Bellator MMA will take place at Revel on Thursday, April 4th with the first fight taking place at 7:15 p.m. EST and steaming live on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 10 p.m. EST and will air live on Spike TV.
Featherweight World Title Fight: Pat Curran (144.7) vs. Shahbulat Shamhalaev (144.7)
Featherweight Tournament Final Fight: Frodo Khasbulaev (145.4) vs. Mike Richman (145.1)
Middleweight Tournament Final Fight: Brett Cooper (185.2) vs. Doug Marshall (185.4)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Karo Parisyan (171) vs. Rick Hawn (170.7)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Anton Talamantes (205) vs. Liam McGeary (204)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Kevin Roddy (146) vs. Brylan Van Artsdalen (145.2)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Michael Brent Hess (145.9) vs. Will Martinez (144.9)
Catchweight Feature Fight (140 lbs.): Jimmie Rivera (139.3) vs. Brian Kelleher (139.5)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Phillipe Nover (156) vs. Darrell Horcher (156)
Catchweight Feature Fight(188 lbs): Carlos Brooks (188) vs. Tom DeBlass (185.9)
Catchweight Feature Fight (173 lbs): Shedrick Goodridge (172.8) vs. Sam Oropeza (170.5)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Lyman Good (170.8) vs. Dante Rivera (170.9)
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 107 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 150 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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