Bellator 202 fighters today made weight and are set for Friday’s event.
The main-card and preliminary-card fighters today tipped the scales ahead of the Paramount-televised event, which takes place WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla.
Among those weighing were women’s featherweight champion Julia Budd (11-2 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) and challenger Talita Nogueira (7-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA). Budd weighed 144.1 for the title fight, and Nogueira was 144.3.
Bantamweight co-headliners Eduardo Dantas (20-5 MMA, 10-3 BMMA) and Michael McDonald (18-4 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) also came in under the 136-pound limit.
The full Bellator 202 weigh-in results included:
MAIN CARD (Paramount, 9 p.m. ET)
Champ Julia Budd (144.1) vs. Talita Nogueira (144.3) – for women’s featherweight title
Eduardo Dantas (135.5) vs. Michael McDonald (135.6)
Chris Honeycutt (185.6) vs. Leo Leite (184.3)
Ernest James (261.1) vs. Valentin Moldavsky (232.9)
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMAjunkie, 7 p.m. ET)
Jon Hill (144.1) vs. Rudy Schaffroth (252.4)
Fernando Gonzalez (170.7) vs. Tyler Ingram (169.9)
Veta Arteaga (125.7) vs. Emily Ducote (125)
Yaroslav Amosov (170.2) vs. Gerald Harris (170.5)
Will Morris (155.5) vs. Charles Williams (153.6)
Luis Erives (155.9) vs. Nation Gibrick (155.3)
Daniel Carey (145.4) vs. Aaron Webb (144.7)
Steve Kozola (154.6) vs. Ryan Walker (155.9)
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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