Two more Season 5 winners will be crowned tomorrow night in Atlantic City when the boardwalk welcomes Bellator 59 and a card featuring bantamweight/heavyweight finals. Also scheduled for action tomorrow night on MTV2/EPIX, UFC veterans Kurt Pellegrino and Phillipe Nover make their promotional debuts in battles against Bellator staples Patricky Freire and Marcin Held respectively.
The lot of competitors slated to take to the cage all stepped on the scale earlier today with the group making weight meaning the event will go on as planned.
Eric Prindle and Thiago Santos both came in at 264.75 for their showdown with the victor earning a crack at champion Cole Konrad, while a single pound separated bantamweights Eduardo Dantas and Alexis Vila who have divisional ace Zach Makovsky in their sights. Each winner will also take home a $100,000 check in addition to the title-shot.
Here is a complete list of Bellator 59 weights (all figures have been rounded to the nearest quarter-pound):
Gregory Milliard (185.5) vs. Brandon Saling (183.5)
Scott Heckman (146) vs. Brylan Van Artsdalen (145.25)
Lucas Pimenta (173) vs. Doug Gordon (174)
LeVon Maynard (171) vs. Chris Wing (170.5)
Karl Amoussou (174.5) vs. Jesus Martinez (175.5)
Marcin Held (156) vs. Phillipe Nover (155.5)
Patricky Freire (155) vs. Kurt Pellegrino (155)
Eduardo Dantas (136) vs. Alexis Vila (135)
Eric Prindle (264.75) vs. Thiago Santos (264.75)
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