The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 50” took place today inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotels & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Tomorrow’s show features the opening round of Bellator’s Middleweight Tournament. The tourney winner will pocket $100,000 and a shot against reigning Bellator champion Hector Lombard.
MTV2 will broadcast Saturday’s show beginning at an earlier 7PM ET/PT start time.
Here are the official results from today’s weight competition:
(Spike.com 5PM ET/2PM PT)
Cristiano Souza (170.5 lbs.) vs. John Kelly (170 lbs.)
JP Reese (155.75) vs. Martin Brown (155)
Ailton Barbosa (170.5) vs. Ryan Keenan (170.5)
Brett Cooper (185) vs. Valdir Araujo (185.25)
Bryan Van Hoven (155.75) vs. Rad Martinez (155.5)
Dietter Navarro (156.25) vs. Marcelo Goncalves (156.5)*
Marcos da Matta (140.5) vs. Shah Babonis (139.25)#
(MTV2 and EPIX 7PM ET/PT)
Middleweight Tournament Quarterfinals (1stRound):
Victor O’Donnell (185.5) vs. Brian Rogers (185.5)
Sam Alvey (185.5) vs. Vitor Vianna (184.75)
Zelg Galesic (184.5) vs. Alexander Shlemenko (185.5)
Bryan Baker (184.5) vs. Jared Hess (185.5)
* – Agreed to a catchweight bout of 156.5 pounds
# – Previously scheduled as catchweight bout of 140 pounds