Bellator MMA will hold Bellator 237 on Saturday, December 28, live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
In the main event, former world champions Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson meet at heavyweight. The former UFC light heavyweight champion in “Rampage” came in at the heavyweight limit of 265 pounds, while Emelianenko was nearly a full 25-pounds lighter at 240.5.
In the co-main event slot, former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler takes on late replacement for Benson Henderson, Sidney Outlaw.
Bellator 237 weigh-in results:
Main card (Paramount, DAZN at 10 p.m. ET)
Fedor Emelianenko (240.5) vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (265)
Michael Chandler (160.7) vs. Sidney Outlaw (160.9)
Michael “Venom” Page (172) vs. Shinsho Anzai (172.9)
Lorenz Larkin (173.5)* vs. Keita Nakamura (170.2)
Ilara Joanne (125.9) vs. Kana Watanabe (124.8)
Goiti Yamauchi (157.8)* vs. Daron Cruickshank (155.1)
Post-lims (Bellator YouTube, after main event)
Shoma Shibisai vs. Sergey Shemetov
Ryuichiro Sumimura vs. Jon Tuck
Andy Nguyen vs. Ai Shimizu
Yusaku Nakamura vs. Makoto “Shinryu” Takahashi
Ren Hiramoto vs. Takahiro Ashida
Kanna Asakura vs. Jayme Hinshaw
Haruo Ochi vs. Jarred Brooks
Yusuke Yachi vs. Hiroto Uesako
*missed weight and fined 20 percent of their fight purse
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