Official Weigh-in Results for Bellator 71
Rich Hale withdraws from this light heavyweight bout against Beau Tribolet, due To illness
The official fighter weigh-ins for tomorrow’s Bellator 71 event took place today at the Mountaineer Casino Resort in Chester, West Virginia. All eight light heavyweights made weight for their respective bouts.
Bellator 71 signals the start of Bellator Fighting Championships’ 2012 Summer Series tournament.
The event will be headlined by a bout between fellow light heavyweight fighters, Travis Wiuff and Chris Davis. It is also set to feature the Bellator debut of former Strikeforce Grand Prix contender, Brett ‘The Grim’ Rogers. He is set to fight against Kevin Asplund in the event’s preliminary card.
Light heavyweight Rich Hale has withdrawn from his bout against Beau Tribolet, due to an illness. He will be replaced by Tim Carpenter, who was orignally set to fight John Hawk.
Check out the weigh-in results below:
Main Card (MTV2 & Spike.com)
Light heavyweight tournament quarterfinal: Travis Wiuff (206) vs. Chris Davis (204.6)
Light heavyweight tournament quarterfinal: Zelg Galesic (205) vs. Attila Vegh (204.6)
Light heavyweight tournament quarterfinal: Roy Boughton (205.6) vs. Emanuel Newton (204.6)
Light heavyweight tournament quarterfinal: Tim Carpenter (204.2) vs. Beau Tribolet (204.6)
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Heavyweight bout: Brett Rogers (264.8) vs. Kevin Asplund (246.8)
Light heavyweight bout: Dan Spohn (206) vs. Josh Stansbury (204.8)
Middleweight bout: Jason Butcher (186) vs. Duane Bastress (184.8)
Middleweight bout: Chris Goldbaugh (189.2) vs. Kevin Zalac (189.4)
Lightweight bout: E.J. Brooks () vs. Joey Holt ()
Featherweight bout: Neil Johnson (146) vs. Brylan Van Artsdalen (145.2)