Press Release – Temecula, CA. – The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from Temecula’s Pechanga Resort and Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s March 7th event, which will showcase the Featherweight and Middleweight Tournament Semifinals.
Bellator MMA will take place at Pechanga Resort and Casino on Thursday, March 7th with the first fight taking place at 7 p.m. PST and streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 9 p.m. PST and will air LIVE on Spike TV.
The full results from the Bellator MMA weigh-in are below:
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Frodo Khasbulaev (145.8) vs. Marlon Sandro (145.8)
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Alexandre “Popo” Bezerra (146.0) vs. Mike Richman (145.4)
Middleweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Dan Cramer (185.6) vs. Brett Cooper (185.1)
Middleweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Sultan Aliev (185.8) vs. Doug “Rhino” Marshall (185.1)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Nick Piedmont (146.0) vs. Cleber Luciano (144.6)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Sabah Homasi (170.6) vs. Ricky Legere (173*
Lightweight Feature Fight: Akop Stepanyan (156.0) vs. Chris Saunders (154.5)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Richard Rigmaden (178.6) vs. Keith Berry (186.0)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Josh Appelt (247.0) vs. Manny Lara (254.2)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Shad Smith (146.0) vs. Aaron Miller (146.0)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Rocky Ramierz (204.8) vs. Brandon Halsey (205.0)
*Ricky Legere has two hours to make weight.
For more information, visit Bellator.com, follow Bllator on Twitter @BellatorMMA, follow Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney @BjornRebney and check out Bellator on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Bellator
About Bellator MMA
Bellator MMA is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 107 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 150 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. Bellator’s founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator’s core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Newport Beach, California.
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