Fayetteville, NC (USA): Last night, main event fighters Din Thomas and Ricardo Mayorga both made weight for their anticipated 160 lb. catchweight encounter at “Worlds Collide: Mayorga vs. Thomas,” which is to take place this evening at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Things became heated as Thomas and Mayorga faced off for a media photo opportunity, and words were exchanged. The situation escalated to the point where the former boxing world champion gave his veteran MMA counterpart a hard shove in the chest. Order was quickly restored, but the message was clear: it’s going to be a heated battle at “Worlds Collide.”
All other fighters also made weight. Here are the full weigh-in results of the pro card:
160 lbs.: Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga (159.8) vs. Din “Dinyero” Thomas (158.6)
190 lbs: Murilo “Ninja” Rua (191) vs. David Heath (191.2)
155 lbs: Luiz Azeredo (152.8) vs. Charles “Kid Khaos Bennett” Bennett (155.8)
205 lbs: Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira (204.2) vs. Jamal “The Suit” Patterson (205.8)
180 lbs: Braulio Estima (179.4) vs. Rick Hawn (175.2)
170 lbs: Eduardo Pamplona (168.2) vs. Derrick Noble (169.2)*
150 lbs: Mario “Serious” Stapel (149) vs. Zac George (150)*
185 lbs: Roger Carroll (183.8) vs. Paulo Souza (185.8)
“Worlds Collide” is taking place at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, NC, and will be beamed on PPV on cable and satellite in the United States and Canada. The event will be broadcasted in High-Definition, and it will be available in both English and Spanish (where available). The broadcast will start at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT and will be produced by MultiVision Media, Inc. There will be a 30-minute countdown show prior to the live event at 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT. The event will be available for $29.95. Tickets may be obtained by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-736-1420, or online at www.ticketmaster.com, or at the Crown Coliseum Box Office. For box office hours and more info, please call (910) 438-4100.
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