Watch Bellator 153 Weigh-ins Today – 5pm EST
Bellator 153 takes place tomorrow at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, but you can catch the weigh-ins here today beginning at 5pm EST. Tomorrow, the main card airs on Spike following preliminary bouts here at MyMMANews.com. Prelims will begin at 7pm and the main card action begins on Spike at 9pm.
The future of the division will be much clearer following “Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson” April 22, when Benson Henderson (23-5) challenges Andrey Koreshkov (18-1) for the welterweight belt. The title bout is the first in Bellator MMA for former UFC lightweight and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson.
The co-main event is set, with the news that Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (24-3) will compete against John “Macapa” Teixeira (19-1-2) in featherweight.
Michael “Venom” Page makes his return to the Bellator MMA cage as he takes on Jeremie Holloway on the main card.
In addition, Connecticut’s own “Irish” Brennan Ward (13-3) returns to action in his home state fresh off an impressive victory in Japan, when he welcomes Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos (20-16) into the Bellator MMA fray at 170-pounds.
Official Bellator 153 Weigh-in Results:
MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET)
- Champ Andrey Koreshkov (170) vs. Benson Henderson (170) – for welterweight title
- Henry Corrales (146) vs. Patricio Freire (146)
- Evangelista Santos (168.25) vs. Brennan Ward (171)
- Brent Primus (156) vs. Gleristone Santos (156.75)
- Jeremie Holloway (171) vs. Michael Page (170)
PRELIMINARY CARD (MyMMANews.com, 7 p.m. ET)
- Chris Honeycutt (171) vs. Matt Secor (171)
- Dean Hancock (156) vs. Sam Watford (156)
- Vovka Clay (150) vs. Chris Foster (149.75)
- Joe Cronin (195) vs. Mike Zichelle (193)
- Matt Bessette (145.75) vs. Keith Richardson (146)
- Tim Caron (185) vs. Justin Sumter (186)
- Jay Perrin (136) vs. Blair Tugman (136)
- Djamil Chan (155.75) vs. Richard Patishnock (157.8)