‘Bellator 97’ Weigh-In Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
July 30th, 2013

Bellator Weigh In 97 Michael Chandler

The official weigh-ins for Bellator 97 took place Tuesday in New Mexico.

Wednesday’s event will showcase a pair of title bouts. Lightweight champion Michael Chandler puts his strap on the line against David Rickels in the night’s featured attraction (both pictured).

Welterweight champ Ben Askren defends his throne against Andrey Koreschkov in the co-main event.

Santa Ana Center in Albuquerque hosts the festivities.

Spike.com streams the prelims live starting at 5:30PM ET/2:30PM PT, while Spike TV broadcasts the showcase bouts at 7PM ET/PT.

Here are the official results from today’s weigh-ins:

Preliminary Card:

Cliff Wright Jr. (148.8)* vs. Donald Sanchez (145.4)

Adrian Cruz (136.0) vs. Felipe Chavez (134.9)

Javier Palacios (148.4) vs. Richard Jacques (151.2)*

Russell Wilson (135.6) vs. Shawn Bunch (135.6)

Jeremy Kimball (189.2) vs. Keith Berry (189.9)**

Mike Barreras (155.8) vs. Bubba Jenkins (156.0)

Anthony Leone (135.9) vs. Frank Baca (135.4)

Rafael Silva (136) vs. Rodrigo Lima (135.4)

Cris Leyva (157.3) vs. Will Brooks (157.5)

Main Card:

Jared Downing (145.9) vs. Patricio Pitbull (145.1)

Ryan Martinez (262.7) vs. Vitaly Minakov (239.1) (Bellator Heavyweight Tournament Final)

King Mo (205.6) vs. Jacob Noe (205.7) (Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament Final)

Andrey Koreschkov (169.2) vs. Ben Askren (169.9 – Bellator welterweight champion)

David Rickels (154.6) vs. Michael Chandler (154.4 – Bellator lightweight champion)

* – Jacques and Wright Jr. forfeit a portion of their purse for missing weight

** – 190-pound catchweight fight

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