The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 49” took place Friday inside the Caesars in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Two athletes required addition time to hit their required marks, but the rest of the card’s contestants made weight.
Douglas Lima needs to drop one pound for his lightweight scrap against Scott Heckman, while Douglas Lima only needs to lose one-quarter pound for his welterweight tournament bout with Steve Carl.
Tomorrow’s show features the opening round of Bellator’s welterweight tourney.
MTV2 will broadcast Saturday’s show beginning at 9PM ET/8CT.
Here are the results from today’s weight competition:
(Spike.com 7PM ET/4PM PT)
Azunna Anyanwu (258) vs. J.A. Dudley (253.5)
Lester Caslow (149) vs. James “Binky” Jones (149)
Joel Roberts (145.4) vs. Brylan Van Artsdalen (144.2)
Giedrius Karavackas (170.8) vs. LeVon Maynard (171)
Scott Heckman (146) vs. Alexandre “Popo” Bezerra (147)*
(MTV2 and EPIX 9PM ET/PT)
Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinals (1stRound):
Steve Carl (171) vs. Douglas Lima (171.25)#
Brent Weedman (170) vs. Chris Lozano (170.5)
Ben Saunders (171) vs. Chris Cisneros (171)
Dan Hornbuckle (170.5) vs. Luis Santos (171)
* – Bezerra give additional time to lose one pound
# – Lima must lose one-quarter pound
(Pictured – Ben Saunders)