Bellator Fighting Championships MMA LogoBellator 43 takes place at the First Council Casino in Newkirk, Okla., on Saturday night. The official weigh-ins and pre-fight press conference were conducted at the casino late Friday afternoon.

Bellator 43 featured the Season 4 welterweight tournament final between Rick Hawn and Jay Hieron, who both made weight on Friday. The tournament winner will move onto challenge current welterweight champion Ben Askren. It will be broadcast live on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET on MTV2.

Bellator 43 Official Weigh-in Results:

Main Bouts:
Rick Hawn (170.8 lbs.) vs. Jay Hieron (170.8 lbs.)
Joe Riggs (184.6 lbs.) vs. Bryan Baker (184 lbs.)
Jose Vega (135.8 lbs.) vs. Chase Beebe (136.4 lbs.)*
Vince Lucero (263.6 lbs.) vs. Ron Sparks (255.2 lbs.)

Preliminary Bouts:
Mike Schatz (155.8 lbs.) vs. Michael Osborn (155.6 lbs.)
Rich Bouphanouvong (178.2 lbs.) vs. David Rickles (177.6 lbs.)

*Chase Beebe was given two hours to make weight.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Bellator 158: London Weigh-in Results and Video

  • 14 days ago
  • 105 views

The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 158: London” took place on Friday in front of a packed house at the Café de Paris in Leicester Square. read news >>

Joe Taimanglo Plans to Secure His Place as 135-Pound Contender at Bellator 159

  • 10 days ago
  • 7 views

Joe Taimanglo looks for his fourth straight win when he takes on undefeated prospect Darrion Caldwell in a 135-pound main event at Bellator 159 on July 22. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs. Lineker Weigh-in Video Replay

  • 17 days ago
  • 23 views

Watch the UFC Fight Night Sioux Falls official weigh-in, which took place on Tuesday at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. read news >>

Matt Mitrione Gets Medical Clearance for Bellator 158: London

  • 28 days ago
  • 23 views

Matt Mitrione has cleared medical testing and will now face “Britain’s Strongest Man” winner Oli Thompson during the main card of Bellator 158: London. read news >>

Tweets of the Week - 7/1

  • 29 days ago
  • 2 views

A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC accounts, and the list of UFC fighters to keep up with these guys and gals. read news >>

On The Rise: UFC International Fight Week Edition

  • 29 days ago
  • 1 views

Amidst the sea of big names and marquee fights set to take place in Las Vegas stands a quartet of up-and-coming fighters looking to make a name for themselves between Thursday evening and Sunday morn read news >>

Injury to Linton Vassell Causes Bellator 158 Main Card Shift

  • 24 days ago
  • 11 views

An injury to Linton Vassell has derailed his summer plans of competing in front of his fellow Englishmen against Francis Carmont at Bellator 158: London. read news >>

Watch the UFC Fight Night 90: dos Anjos vs. Alvarez Weigh-In Streaming Live at 7 PM ET

  • 23 days ago
  • 42 views

Watch the official weigh-in for UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs Alvarez streaming live on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET from the T-MOBILE Arena Plaza in Las Vegas. read news >>

UFC 200: Cormier vs. Jones 2 Main Card Face-Offs Video

  • 23 days ago
  • 5 views

The UFC 200 pre-fight press conference took place on Wednesday in Las Vegas. After fielding questions from the media, the stars of the fight card faced off. read news >>

Watch The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale Weigh-In Streaming Live at 6 PM ET

  • 22 days ago
  • 64 views

Watch the official weigh-in for The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale: Team Joanna vs Team Claudia on at 6 p.m. ET streaming live from Las Vegas. read news >>