Lawal and Seth
Petruzelli checked in at 205.2 and 204.8 pounds, respectively,
while Renato “Babalu”
Sobral tipped the scales at 204.4. Sobral’s opponent, Jacob Noe,
initially weighed in at 206.2 pounds but eventually hit the
206-pound limit, according to Bellator.
96 takes place Wednesday at Winstar World Casino in
Thackerville, Okla., and the evening’s main card airs live on Spike
TV following the preliminary card stream on Spike.com.
The opening round of the four-man heavyweight tournament will also
be featured during the Spike TV broadcast, as last-minute
Martinez (263.8) locks horns with two-time tournament finalist
Richard Hale (240.1) and undefeated Vitaly
Minakov (246) faces the heavy-handed Ron Sparks
Controversial welterweight War Machine
(170) will also return to action on Wednesday night, when the UFC
alum finally makes his Bellator debut against WEC veteran Blas Avena
(170). War Machine
has not competed since November 2011 and now enters the cage six
months after a torn knee ligament and broken fibula knocked him out
of the Season 8 bracket.
Bellator 96 Weigh-in Results
Lawal (205.2) vs. Seth
Sobral (204.4) vs. Jacob Noe
Minakov (246) vs. Ron Sparks
Machine (170) vs. Blas Avena
Skelly (145.9) vs. Jarrod Card
Coleman (185.6) vs. Keith Berry
Maldonado (135.8) vs. Chavous
Jackson (154.8) vs. Keith Miner
Hale (240.1) vs. Ryan
Butler (261) vs. Jeremiah
Halsey (205) vs. Joe Yager
Girtz (155.7) vs. Derek
Artoff (138.8) vs. Justin
Editor’s note: This item was updated at 10:18 p.m. PT with
information on Noe making weight.
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