Hector Lombard. Photo courtesy of Bellator Fighting Championships.
The official weigh-in results for tonight’s Bellator Fighting Championships IX event, which takes place at the Monroe Civic Center in Monroe, Louisiana, are below. Not all of the fighters successfully made weight.
Isidro Gonzalez weighed-in one pound over the 185 lb limit for his middleweight bout against Nick Ring, and fellow middleweight Christian Fulgram was listed as a no-show for the weigh-in for his bout against longtime veteran Alex Andrade. No announcement has been made regarding Fulgram’s status or a replacement opponent for Andrade.
Tonight’s show will feature semifinals of Bellator’s inaugural middleweight tournament. Yosmany Cabezas will square off against Jared Hess in one bout while tournament favorite Hector Lombard will clash with Damien Stelly in the other. Former IFL lightweight contender Shad Lierley will also be in action on the card as well.
The complete weigh-in results for the event are as follows:
Middleweight Tournament Semifinals
Yosmany Cabezas (184 lbs) vs. Jared Hess (185 lbs)
Hector Lombard (184 lbs) vs. Damien Stelly (184 lbs)
Isidro Gonzalez (187 lbs) vs. Nick Ring (184 lbs)
Shad Lierley (145 lbs) vs. Nate Murdock (145 lbs)
Christian Fulgrum (DNS) vs. Alex Andrade (184 lbs)
Shawn Jordan (254 lbs) vs. Jayme McKinney (260 lbs)
Dan Keenan (172 lbs) vs. Chad Leonhardt (174 lbs)
Chas Skelly (155 lbs) vs. Mike Braswell (154 lbs)
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