Bellator 186 early weigh-ins took place this morning at the hotel hosting the organization in State College, PA. Tomorrow night, Bellator 186 takes place at the Bryce Jordan Center on the Penn State University campus. Ceremonial weigh-ins will be held tonight at 5 pm EST and can be streamed live below.
Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell will be broadcast LIVE and FREE on SPIKE, Friday, Nov. 3 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.
In the main event of Bellator 186, newly crowned light heavyweight champion Ryan “Darth” Bader (23-5) will make his first title defense against British sensation Linton “The Swarm” Vassell (18-5, 1 NC).
The inaugural Bellator MMA women’s flyweight title is on the line when Ilima Lei-Macfarlane meets Emily Ducote in a rematch.
In addition, two Bellator competitors who spent their college years as members of the Penn State Nittany Lions wrestling team, Phil Davis (17-4, 1 NC) and Ed Ruth (3-0), will return to their alma mater to compete in MMA for the first time in their careers.
Complete Bellator 186 weigh-in results:
MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET)
Champ Ryan Bader (204.5) vs. Linton Vassell (204.6) – for light heavyweight title
Emily Ducote (123.9) vs. Ilima MacFarlane (124.5) – for inaugural women’s flyweight title
Phil Davis (205.8) vs. Leo Leite (206)
Chris Dempsey (184.8) vs. Ed Ruth (185.9)
Saad Awad (155.6) vs. Zach Freeman (155.3)
PRELIMINARY CARD (MyMMANews.com, 7 p.m. ET)
Scott Clymer (149.3) vs. Michael Benjamin Putnam (149.1) – 150-pound catchweight
Brett Martinez (165.1) vs. Mike Wilkins (163.6) – 165-pound catchweight
Mike Otwell (145.5) vs. Michael Trizano (145.4)
Matthew Lozano (135.2) vs. Dominic Mazzotta (136)
Matt Secor (169.8) vs. Logan Storley (170.8)
Jonathan Bonilla-Bowman (145.8) vs. Tywan Claxton (145.8)
Frankie Buenafuente (145.5) vs. Francis Healy (144.9)
Ethan Goss (145.1) vs. Andrew Salas (144.8)
Josh Fremd (185.6) vs. Ryan Parker (183.9)