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.

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