UPDATED: Bellator 118 Weigh-In Results: Headliner Comes in Heavy
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.02.2014
Four fighters missed weight...
UPDATE: Bellator has announced that Bellator 118's Interim Bantamwieght World Title fight will still be 5 rounds and feature Joe Warren vs. Rafael Silva, but because Silva missed weight by 2 pounds, the belt will only be on the line for Warren. If Warren is victorious he will be named the Bellator Bantamweight Interim Champion, where if Silva is awarded the victory, Bellator's only Bantamweight Champion will be remain, Eduardo Dantas.
ORIGINAL: The weigh-ins were held for Bellator 118 today, with four fighters missing weight. Rafael Silva, Sam Oropeza, Gemiyale Adkins and Ryan Contaldi all missed weight in their weigh-ins by various amounts. Silva was 1.9 points off of the maximum 135 for his main event fight with Joe Warren, while Oropeza was a pound and a half over this maximum of 171 pounds for his co-headliner with Andrey Koreshkov. Prelim fighters Contaldi and Adkins were off by 0.7 and 1.4 pounds, respectively.
All four fighters have an hour to cut the weight. The full results are below:
Rafael Silva (136.9)* vs. Joe Warren (134.6)
Andrey Koreshkov (171) vs. Sam Oropeza (172.4)*
Marcos Galvao (136.8) vs. Thomas Vasquez (134.6)
Liam McGeary (204) vs. Mike Mucitelli (205)
Gemiyale Adkins (172.4)* vs. Dante Rivera (170.9)
Ryan Contaldi (186.7)* vs. Jesus Martinez (185.6)
Eugene Fadiora (184.9) vs. Tim Woods (186)
Darrion Caldwell (145.8) vs. Joe Pingitore (145.9)
Lester Caslow (145.5) vs. Jay Haas (144.4)
Mike Bannon (155.9) vs. Sidney Outlaw (155.7)
Amran Aliyev (146) vs. Kevin Roddy (145.5)
* Missed weight and has an hour to cut the remainder