Bellator 81 Weigh-In Results: Held, Clementi, Jansen, Tirloni Cleared for Lightweight Semis



All four Season 7 lightweight tournament semifinalists hit their contracted marks at Thursday’s Bellator 81 weigh-ins.

Friday night’s show will be headlined by Polish prospect Marcin Held (156) clashing with UFC veteran Rich Clementi (156) at the Ryan Center in Kingston, R.I. The event airs live on MTV2 and will also see WEC veteran Dave Jansen (156) square off with well-rounded Brazilian Ricardo Tirloni (156) to decide the second lightweight finalist.

The Nov. 16 event showcases the return of former Sengoku champion Marlon Sandro (145.5), who toes the line against “Ultimate Fighter” Season 14 alumnus Dustin Neace (146). Just prior, a middleweight confrontation pitting Perry Filkins (185) against Jonas Billstein (185) will kick off the main card broadcast.

The preliminary card streams live on Spike.com and features seven bouts: Robbie Leroux (135) vs. Ruben Rey (136), Paul Barrow (155) vs. Matt Bessette (150), Sam McCoy (185) vs. Brennan Ward (184.5), Matt Uhde (209.5) vs. Mike Mucitelli (209.5), Joseph Lamoureux (185) vs. Dan Cramer (185.5), Andrew Calandrelli (156) vs. Eric Brown (155.5) and Murad Machaev (167) vs. Lorawnt-T Nelson (167).

Bellator 81 Weigh-In Results:

Marcin Held (156) vs. Rich Clementi (156)
Dave Jansen (156) vs. Ricardo Tirloni (156)
Marlon Sandro (145.5) vs. Dustin Neace (146)
Perry Filkins (185) vs. Jonas Billstein (185)
Robbie Leroux (135) vs. Ruben Rey (136)
Paul Barrow (155) vs. Matt Bessette (150)
Sam McCoy (185) vs. Brennan Ward (184.5)
Matt Uhde (209.5) vs. Mike Mucitelli (209.5) *210-pound catch-weight
Joseph Lamoureux (185) vs. Dan Cramer (185.5)
Andrew Calandrelli (156) vs. Eric Brown (155.5)
Murad Machaev (167) vs. Lorawnt-T Nelson (165) *167-pound catch-weight

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 >>

  • 12 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 >>

  • 11 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
  • 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 >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 1 views

Brazil’s Luis Ramos and South Korea’s Hoon Kim are set to meet in the Road FC 18 headliner after successfully hitting their marks at Friday’s official weigh-in. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 3 views

NEW YORK -- Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler attended a recent Bellator media day event where he spoke about injuries heading into his Bellator 120 bout with Will Brooks, learnin read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 28 views

Surging grappling promotion Metamoris held its fourth event this past weekend, and it was a star-studded affair that featured some notable names from the MMA world. The evening's festivities kicked o read news >>

  • 21 days ago
  • 1 views

Bellator kicks off its 11th season on Sept. 5 with a special start time for the featherweight title fight between Bellator champion Pat Curran and Brazilian striker Patricio Pitbull. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
  • 5 views

Former Bellator MMA tournament winner Magomedrasul 'Frodo' Khasbulaev has come to terms with the fact that he'll likely never get to compete for a Bellator title. Now he's just hoping the promotion w read news >>