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.
From Around the Web

Related News

Bellator 133 Weigh-in Results and Video: Manhoef and Shlemenko Spot-On for Headliner | MMAWeekly.com

  • 22 days ago
  • 8 views

Everyone hit the mark at Thursday Bellator 133 weigh-ins, making the full fight card official. Alexander Shlemenko and Melvin Manhoef headline the card. read news >>

Will Brooks defends lightweight belt vs. Dave Jansen at Bellator 136

  • 29 days ago
  • 1 views

The lightweight title will be on the line in April when champ Will Brooks sheds his interim status for the first time at Bellator 136.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

Eddie Alvarez interested in bout against Gilbert Melendez: I just really want to hit this guy

  • 23 days ago
  • 2 views

Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez discusses his interest in a fight with fellow former champion Gilbert Melendez. read news >>

Bellator 133 weigh-in results (8 p.m. ET)

  • 22 days ago
  • 8 views

Bellator MMA returns Friday for its second event of the new year, and today the fighters on the card weigh in for the event. Get text-only results inside starting at 8 p.m. ET.Filed under: Bellator, read news >>

Bellator 134: The British Invasion Weigh-In Results and Video Replay | MMAWeekly.com

  • 7 days ago
  • 18 views

The fighters participating on the Bellator 134: The British Invasion officially weighed in on Thursday at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. read news >>

Bellator 136 'Brooks vs. Jansen' gets five new fights

  • 6 hours ago
  • 0 views

Bellator has updated another fight card for its 2015 season, and this time it's "Brooks vs. Jansen" scheduled for April 10th at the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California. California knows how to p read news >>

Lightweight Title Fight Headlines Bellator 136 in April | MMAWeekly.com

  • 29 days ago
  • 2 views

Bellator MMA Lightweight World Champion Will Brooks returns to action on April 10, when he faces top contender Dave Jansen at Bren Events Center in Irvine, Calif. read news >>

Glory 19 Weigh-in Results: Verhoeven, Zimmerman Official for Heavyweight Title Bout

  • 28 days ago
  • 28 views

The heavyweight title clash between Rico Verhoeven and Errol Zimmerman is now official for Glory 19, as both fighters hit their marks at Thursday’s weigh-ins. read news >>

Bellator 136: Will Brooks vs Dave Jansen, Joe Schilling vs Rafael Carvalho set for April 10 in Irvine

  • 28 days ago
  • 3 views

Five months after becoming the undisputed Bellator MMA lightweight champion by beating Michael Chandler for the second straight time, Will Brooks is set to try and defend his belt against Dave Jansen read news >>