UNCASVILLE, Conn. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Thursday’s early and official Bellator 244 fighter weigh-ins.
The early weigh-ins take place at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. The same venue hosts Friday’s event, which has a main card on Paramount following prelims on MMA Junkie.
Among those weighing in are light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Ryan Bader (27-5 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) and Vadim Nemkov (12-2 MMA, 4-0 BMMA), who fight for Bader’s 205-pound title in the main event.
The full Bellator 244 weigh-in results include:
MAIN CARD (Paramount, DAZN, 10 p.m. ET)
- Champ Ryan Bader () vs. Vadim Nemkov () – for light heavyweight title
- Julia Budd (145.8) vs. Jessy Miele (147)*
- Valentin Moldavsky () vs. Roy Nelson ()
- Andrew Kapel (185.1) vs. John Salter (186)
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 7:30 p.m. ET)
- Sidney Outlaw (156) vs. Adam Piccolotti (155.3)
- Josh Hill (136) vs. Erik Perez (135.6)
- Lucas Brennan (145.8) vs. Will Smith ()
- Chris Gonzalez (156) vs. Vladimir Tokov ()
- Weber Almeida () vs. Salim Mukhidinov ()
- Yaroslav Amosov (174.4) vs. Mark Lemminger (174.6)
- John de Jesus (149.1) vs. Vladyslav Parubchenkno ()