CHICAGO, Ill. (April 21, 2010) — On the eve of Bellator Fighting Championships’ much-anticipated show at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., all 16 fighters competing in tomorrow’s event participated in an official weigh-in earlier this evening.
Bellator 15 will be broadcast live in prime time nationwide on Thursday on FOX Sports Net and during special Bellator highlight shows this Saturday night on NBC, Telemundo and mun2.
The card’s Main Event (see attached photo) is a matchup in Bellator’s ongoing eight man-welterweight tournament featuring rising MMA superstar Dan Hornbuckle (19-3) and Tyler Stinson (16-5), the winner of Bellator’s recent open tryout in Kansas City.
The official results of the weigh-in are as follows:
Dan Hornbuckle (170 lbs.) versus Tyler Stinson (170 lbs.) – at 170 lbs.
Brett Cooper (169 lbs.) versus Steve Carl (169.5 lbs.) – at 170 lbs.
William Romero (145 lbs.) versus Patricio Pitbull (144.75) – at 145 lbs.
Jacob McClintock (170 lbs.) versus Ryan Thomas (167.5 lbs.) – at 170 lbs.
Local Feature Fight Card:
Derrick Mehman (191.75) versus Dave Branch (189.5 lbs.) – at 190 lbs.
Matt Lee (170.25 lbs.) versus Ryan Quinn (169.75 lbs.) – at 185 lbs.
Dennis Olson (184.75 lbs.) versus Dan Cramer (184.25 lbs.) – at 185 lbs.
Brylan Van Artsdalen (143.75 lbs.) versus Rich de los Reyes (145 lbs.) – at 145 lbs.
About Bellator Fighting Championships:
Bellator Fighting Championships is a Mixed Martial Arts promotional company with offices in Los Angeles and Chicago. Bellator’s founder/CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment professional with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator Fighting Championships’ executive team is comprised of top industry professionals in the areas of live event production, television production, fighter relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations.