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Bellator 28 set to unfold as all fighters make weight

The complete line-up of Bellator fighters competing at tomorrow’s night’s event in New Orleans stepped on the scale Wednesday evening with all making weight, meaning all bouts will take place as originally scheduled.

Bellator 28 headliner Carey Vanier registered in at 156 pounds for his bout against UFC veteran Rich Clementi, while the Louisiana native measured in at 155.6 pounds himself. Vanier made it as far as the semi-final round of Bellator’s Season 2 lightweight tournament before being submitted by Toby Imada, while Clementi will be making his promotional debut with notable wins in his career over Anthony Johnson, Terry Etim, and Sam Stout.

Also on the card, former IFL champ Matt Horwich came in at 185.6 pounds in hopes of stringing together a second consecutive win by beating another Bellator Season 2 Tournament Semi-Finalist, Eric Schambari. Horwich recently snapped a two-fight losing streak by submitting BJJ specialist Thales Leites on August 14th at PWP‘s “War on the Mainland” event.

His opponent, Schambari, is 12-2 as a professional and had won five fights in a row before being choked out by Bryan Baker last May at Bellator 20.

The full results of the weigh-ins are as follows:

Scott O’Shaughnessy (155.8 lbs.) vs. Gabe Woods (153.8 lbs.)
Josh Rafferty (169.2 lbs) vs. Charlie Rader (170.8 lbs)
Jonathan Mackles (135.6 lbs) vs. Brock Kerry (135.8 lbs)
Tony Roberts (229.6 lbs) vs. Kelvin Doss (232.8 lbs)
Tonny Canales (151.8 lbs) vs. J.C. Pennington (154.8 lbs)
Marcus Andrusia (155.4 lbs) vs. Eric Larkin (155.4 lbs)
Matt Horwich (185.6 lbs) vs. Eric Schambari (184.2 lbs)
Anthony Leone (146 lbs) vs. Georgi Karakhanyan (145.4 lbs)
Carey Vanier (156 lbs) vs. Rich Clementi (155.6 lbs)

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