Bellator 63 Weigh-in Results: All 8 Welterweight Quarterfinalists Hit Marks in Connecticut



All eight welterweight quarterfinalists hit their contracted marks at the Bellator 63 weigh-ins on Thursday, including UFC veteran Ben Saunders (Pictured, file photo), who tipped the scales at 170 pounds prior to his clash with unbeaten Raul Amaya (170) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

Airing Friday on MTV2 at 8 p.m. ET, Bellator 63 will also see former two-time middleweight tournament participant Bryan Baker square off with Brazilian knockout artist Carlos Alexandre Pereira. Baker weighed in at 169.25 pounds ahead of his bout with “Indio,” who checked in at 171.

The Season 6 welterweight draw was initially expected to contain another UFC veteran in Brian Foster, but he did not receive medical clearance from the Mohegan Sun Commission. As a result, newcomer Jordan Smith (169) will take on the undefeated David Rickels (168.25).

Rounding out the tournament field, Frenchman Karl Amoussou (170) will make his welterweight debut against Chris Lozano (171). Like Smith, Lozano serves as a replacement for yet another UFC veteran forced to withdraw from the tournament. Amoussou was originally slated to lock horns with War Machine in the quarterfinals before the former “Ultimate Fighter” Season 6 contestant was sentenced to a one-year jail term in February.

Bellator 63 Weigh-in Results:

Karl Amoussou (170) vs. Chris Lozano (171)
Raul Amaya (170) vs. Ben Saunders (170)
Jordan Smith (169) vs. David Rickels (168.25)
Bryan Baker (169.25) vs. Carlos Alexandre Pereira (171)
Marianna Kheyfets (126) vs. Munah Holland (126)
Dan Cramer (185.5) vs. Jeff Nader (184.75)
Andrey Koreshkov (170.5) vs. Tiawan Howard (171)
Saul Almeida (155.75) vs. Matt Bessette (154.5)
Parker Porter (257) vs. Randy Smith (254.25)
Ryan Quinn (165) vs. Marc Stevens (164)
Pete Rogers (145.25) vs. Brandon Fleming (145.75)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 24 days ago
  • 5 views

Onetime Championship Fighting Alliance titleholder Luis Palomino tipped the scales at 155 pounds for his showdown with Lewis Gonzalez (155.4) in the WSOF 12 main event on Saturday at the Hard Rock Ho read news >>

  • 10 days ago
  • 17 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has paired one of its most likable fighters with perhaps its most hated figure. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 21 views

The weigh-ins for Friday’s ONE FC 19 are in the books, and the nine-fight card is official in Dubai, including the three title fights at the top of the bill.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 6 views

The four fights at the top of the docket for One FC: "Reign of Champions" make it arguably the strongest card the Victor Cui-led promotion has ever put on. read news >>

  • 12 hours ago
  • 5 views

LEDYARD, Conn. – UFC Fight Night 50 fighter weigh-ins take place Thursday, and you can get live text-only results here beginning at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
  • 3 views

All 16 fighters taking part in Friday’s Cage Warriors 71 event today successfully made weight for the show.Filed under: Cage Warriors, News read news >>

  • 7 days ago
  • 11 views

SACRAMENTO – UFC 177 fighter weigh-ins take place Friday, and you can join us for live text results beginning at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT local time).Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 4 views

ONE Fighting Championship on Thursday announced that all but one mixed martial artist competing at Friday's event have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: Reign of Champions. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 38 views

At the WSOF 12 weigh-ins, all 18 fighters taking part in Saturday night's WSOF 12 fights will step on the scale Friday morning, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event read news >>