“Bellator VI” weigh-in results

Joe Soto vs. Wilson Reis

All fighters have weighed in for “Bellator VI” which will take place in Robstown, Texas on Friday May 8th and air nationally on ESPN Deportes Saturday May 9th.

All fighters weighing in for the featherweight semi-finals made weight successfully except Estevan Payan who weighed in at two-and-a-half pounds over the 146-pound featherweight limit. In non-tournament bouts Hector Munoz weighed in at a whopping eight-and-a-half pounds over the 156-pound lightweight limit. Both Payan and Munoz were penalized for their overage.

The winners of the featherweight semi-finals will receive $50,000 and advance to the finals for a chance to win $100,000 and the Bellator Featherweight Championship. Here are the complete weigh in results:

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“Bellator VI” lands in Texas on May 8

On Friday May 8, 2009 Bellator Fighting Championships continues its 12-week MMA tournament series with “Bellator VI” at the Central Pavilion Arena at Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds in Robstown, Texas.

“Bellator VI” will feature the featherweight (145 lbs.) semi-finals with Wilson Reis (7-0) vs. Joe Soto (4-0) and Yahir Reyes (13-5) vs. Estevan Payan (7-1). The winner of each semi-final bout will receive $50,000 and move forward to face each other at the featherweight tournament finals to be held June 19th in Hollywood, Florida.

“Bellator VI” will also play host to six under card matches including a showdown between Nick Gonzalez (14-7) and Luis Palomino (9-5), who will be looking to bounce back after both fighters were eliminated from the featherweight tournament series in prior bouts.

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BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS premieres at Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, FL April 3

Eddie Alvarez will fight at Bellator's debut event

PRO MMA (promma.info) just received the highly anticipated announcement for BELLATOR FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP’s debut event which will feature standouts, Eddie Alvarez and Jorge Masvidal.

Los Angeles, Calif. – February 26, 2009 – Bellator Fighting Championships, the first mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion to secure an exclusive agreement with any member of the ESPN family of networks, announced today that its debut event will be held in the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida on April 3, 2009. The event will air during prime time on April 4 on ESPN Deportes.

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