It’s tournament time once again in the Bellator FC world with the debut event of Season 5 – Bellator 49!
Kicking things off, eight welterweights will take to the cage tomorrow night on MTV2 (HD on EPIX) in hopes of advancing to the next round and coming one step closer to their an end-goal of a $100,000 paycheck and crack at the divisional championship.
Every fighter in the Season 5 welterweight tournament made weight, except for Douglas Lima. He was still .4 lbs over, despite stripping down. The highlight of the weigh-in was Dan Hornbuckle asking Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney to hold his sandwich while he stepped on the scale.
Read below for a full list of Bellator 49 weigh-in results:
Azunna Anyanwu (258 lbs) vs. J.A. Dudley (253.5 lbs)
Lester Caslow (149 lbs) vs. James Jones (149 lbs)*
Joel Roberts (145.4 lbs) vs. Brylan VanArtsdalen (144.2 lbs)
Giedrius Karavackas (170.8 lbs) vs. LeVon Maynard (171 lbs)
Alexandre Bezerra (147 lbs)** vs. Scott Heckman (146 lbs)
Douglas Lima (171.4 lbs)** vs. Steve Carl (171 lbs)
Dan Hornbuckle (170.5 lbs) vs. Luis Santos (171 lbs)
Ben Saunders (171 lbs) vs. Chris Cisneros (171 lbs)
Brent Weedman (170 lbs) vs. Chris Lozano (170.5 lbs)
*Jones vs. Caslow was originally scheduled to be a featherweight fight, but since they both weighed in at 149, the bout was changed to a catchweight of 150 lbs
**Lima (.4 lbs) and Bezerra (1 lb) have 2 hours to lose the weight.