Philadelphia -(October 20, 2010) — The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator Fighting Championships’ Thursday evening event will take place at the Liacouras Center TODAY at 6:30 p.m. EST at The Sheraton Hotel (city center) located at 17th and Race St.
Participants include all 18 competitors in Thursday’s event including Philadelphia’s hometown hero and Bellator Lightweight World Champion Eddie Alvarez, UFC veteran Roger “El Matador” Huerta, Bellator Season 2 Welterweight Champion Ben Askren, Bellator Welterweight World Champion Lyman Good, submission specialist Deividas Taurosevicius, Bellator vet Wilson Reis, hard-hitting LeVon Maynard, and Olympian Rick Hawn.
The event will be emceed by Bellator cage announcer Michael C. Williams and Bellator color commentator Jimmy Smith.
If you are not able to attend today’s official weigh-in/pre-fight conference for Bellator Fighting Championship’s Thursday event at The Liacouras Center, you can catch all the action LIVE at www.Bellator.com. The entire weigh-in/pre-fight press conference for Bellator 33 will be streaming LIVE at 6:30 p.m. EST.
The full fight card for Bellator 33 is below:
- Lightweight Super-Fight: Eddie Alvarez (20-2) vs. Roger Huerta (21-4-1)
- Welterweight Title Fight: Ben Askren (6-0) vs. Lyman Good (10-0)
- Welterweight Special Feature Fight: Rick Hawn (8-0) vs LeVon Maynard (10-6)
- Featherweight Special Feature Fight: Deividas Taurosevicius (12-4) vs. Wilson Reis (10-2)
- Local Main Event Jamal Patterson (5-2) vs. Tim Carpenter (5-0)
- Local Co-Main Event: Edward Gueddes (5-0) vs. Chris Ligouri (11-8)
- Local Feature Fight: Kenny Foster (8-2) vs. Lester Caslow (6-3)
- Local Feature Fight: Nick Cottone (6-1) vs. Tuan Pham (2-3)
- Local Feature Fight: Lewis Cassner (Debut) vs. Fran Evans (Debut)