PRO MMA (promma.info) has received the official weigh-in results for “Bellator V” which took place today in Dayton, Ohio. The start of the semi-final tournament series begins tomorrow, May 1st at Hara Arena with the lightweights and will continue with featherweight bouts at “Bellator VI” in Corpus Christ on May 8th, and the welterweights at “Bellator VII” in Chicago on May 15th.
Fighting in the lightweight semi-finals at “Bellator V” are Eddie Alvarez (16-2) vs. Eric Reynolds (11-1) and Jorge Masvidal (17-3) vs. Toby Imada (21-11). The winner of each bout will receive $50,000 and will move on to compete in the Bellator World Championship finals in June for a shot at the $100,000 grand prize.
In addition to the lightweight semi-finals, “Bellator V” will also feature several non-tournament featuring such fighters as Sherman Pendergarst (11-12), Dan Evensen (10-4), and Dave “Pee Wee” Herman (14-1).
“Bellator V” will broadcast on ESPN Deportes on Saturday, May 2nd. For more information regarding Bellator Fighting Championships and their 12-week professional mixed martial arts tournament log onto www.bellator.com or Espanol.bellator.com.
Eddie Alvarez and his opponent Eric Reynolds negotiated a catch-weight of 175.5 lbs. for their lightweight match-up as opposed to the usual 156 lbs. limit.
Bellator V weigh-in results:
(155 lbs.) Waylon Lowe 155 lbs. vs. Frank Carabello 154.5 lbs.
(170 lbs.) John Troyer 171 lbs. vs. Justin Edwards 169.5 lbs.
(117 lbs.) Jessica Pene 117 lbs. vs. Tammy Schneider 117.5 lbs.
(145 lbs.) Matt Jaggers 145 lbs. vs. Pete Dominguez 145 lbs.
(HW) Raoul Romero 222 lbs. vs. Dave Evensen 252.5 lbs.
(HW) Joey Beltran 233 lbs. vs. Sherman Pendergarst 229 lbs.
(HW) Dave Herman 238 lbs. vs. Josh Barnes 263 lbs.
(155 lbs.) Jorge Masvidal 156 lbs. vs. Toby Imada 154.5 lbs.
(155 lbs.) Eddie Alvarez 157.5 lbs.* vs. Eric Reynolds 157.5 lbs.*
* No penalty due to an agreement.