STAMFORD, Conn. – The Bellator 225 headliners hit their marks at Friday’s official fighter weigh-ins in Connecticut.
Mitrione weighed in at 258 pounds, seconds after finishing a piece of fried chicken while waiting to get on the scale. Kharitonov was 264 to make the rematch official.
Check out video of their trips to the official scale above. The early weigh-ins took place at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, Conn., and preceded the ceremonial weigh-ins for the fans, which take place at noon ET at the same venue.
Bellator 225 takes place Saturday at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. The main card airs on Paramount and streams on DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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