Bellator MMA returns on Friday night with Bellator 256, live from the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader will meet Lyoto Machida in a five-round Bellator Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix quarterfinal bout in the night’s main event. The two men met once previously under the UFC banner with Machida coming out on top back in 2012.
Early weigh-ins for the event took place at 9 a.m. ET today, followed by ceremonial weigh-ins at 1 p.m. ET. That stream can be viewed above.
Complete Bellator 256 weigh-in results below:
Main Card (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)
Ryan Bader (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (204.6)
Liz Carmouche (125.4) vs. Vanessa Porto (126)
Adam Borics (145.8) vs. Jeremy Kennedy (145.7)
Cat Zingano (145.2) vs. Olivia Parker (145.4)
Goiti Yamauchi (155.8) vs. Dan Moret (155.6)
Preliminary Card (MyMMANews.com, 6 p.m. ET)
Nathan Ghareeb (143.8) vs. Cody Law (145.2)
Talita Nogueira (146) vs. Jessica Borga (145.2)
Diana Avsaragova (125.8) vs. Tara Graff (125.2)
Cass Bell (135.6) vs. Jornel Lugo (135)
Nainoa Dung (155.9) vs. Izzy William (156)
Dalton Rosta (185.5) vs. Tony Johnson (185.2)
Jaylon Bates (136) vs. Jeffrey Glossner (137.8)*
John Douma (135.4) vs. Will Smith (134.6)