San Antonio, Texas (September 1, 2010) — The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator Fighting Championships’ Thursday evening event at the Majestic Theater in San Antonio will take place TONIGHT at 5 p.m. CST at the Sheraton Gunter Hotel in the Robert Johnston Room (2). The Sheraton Gunter Hotel is located 205 East Houston St., San Antonio, TX, 78205.

The Bellator 27 weigh-in/pre-fight press conference will also stream LIVE at at 5 p.m. CST for those unable to attend.

Participants include Bellator founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney as well as all 24 competitors in Thursday’s event including reigning Bellator Featherweight World Champion Joe Soto, Season 2 Featherweight Tournament Champion Joe Warren, fast-rising Nick Mamalis, Zack “Fun Size” Makovsky, Cobra-Kai jiu-jitsu instructor Ulysses Gomez, and undefeated Texas natives Rodrigo Pinheiro and Andrew Craig, and more.

The event will be emceed by Bellator cage announcer Michael C. Williams and Bellator color commentator Jimmy Smith.

The full fight card for Bellator 27 is below:


  • World Championship Featherweight Fight: Joe Soto (9-0) vs. Joe Warren (5-1)
  • Opening-round Bantamweight Tournament Fight: Travis Reddinger (14-2) vs. Ulysses Gomez (6-1)
  • Opening-round Bantamweight Tournament Fight:  Bryan Goldsby (15-7) vs. Ed West (13-4)
  • Opening-round Bantamweight Tournament Fight: Nick Mamalis (10-4) vs. Zack Makovsky (9-2)


  • Local Main Event: Andrew Craig (1-0) vs Rodrigo Pinheiro (3-0)
  • Local Feature Fight: Aaron Barringer (4-2) vs. Gilbert Jimenez (2-1)
  • Local Feature Fight: Derek Lewis (2-1) vs. Richard Odoms (0-1)
  • Local Feature Fight: Joe Christopher (10-3) vs. Andrew Chappelle (8-6)
  • Local Feature Fight: Brian Lightfoot (2-2) vs. Shane Faulkner (4-2)
  • Local Feature Fight: Dale Mitchell (0-2) vs. Richard Odoms (0-1)
  • Local Feature Fight: Jon Kirk (15-8) vs. Shan Faulkner (4-2)*
  • Local Feature Fight: Steven Peterson (debut) vs. Ernest De La Cruz (debut)

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