Bellator 226 ‘Bader vs. Kongo’ Weigh-In Results
Bellator MMA promotion will be staging a Bellator 226: “Bader vs. Kongo” event tomorrow night (Sat., Sept. 7, 2019) exclusively on DAZN network from inside SAP Center in San Jose, California.
In the main headliner a “champ-champ,” Ryan Bader will be making his first heavyweight title defense against Cheick Kongo. Bader is also Bellator’s light heavyweight champion.
Kongo is currently riding on an eight-fight winning streak with six decisions and two knockouts and the more intriguing factor he’s 44.
Meanwhile, in the co-main headliner, a former 145-pound champion Daniel Straus will take on Derek Campos in a featherweight Grand Prix opening round.
The promotion held the weigh-in ceremony this noon where all the fighters went to scale. The ceremonial weigh-ins ceremony will take place at 8 p.m. ET at SAP Center.
Check out below Bellator 226 weigh-in results:
Main Card (DAZN, 10 p.m. ET)
- Champ-Champ Ryan Bader (228.7) vs. Cheick Kongo (239.2) – for the heavyweight title
- Derek Campos (144.9) vs. Daniel Straus (144.4) – featherweight Grand Prix opening round
- Adam Borics (144.7) vs. Pat Curran (144.6)
- Tywan Claxton (144.3) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez (144.1)
- Pedro Carvalho (144.1) vs. Sam Sicilia (145)
- Gaston Bolanos (145.5) vs. Daniel Carey (144.2)
Preliminary Card (Online, 6:45 p.m. ET)
- Ashleigh Grimshaw (145.5) vs. John Teixeira (145.6)
- Ivan Batinich (185.2) vs. Daniel Compton (185.3)
- Evan Gubera (184.7) vs. Cornelius Savage (184.9)
- Cass Bell (135.6) vs. Isaiah Rocha (135.1)
- Chris Gonzalez (155.8) vs. Luis Vargas (156)
- Jessica Borga (144.7) vs. Amber Leibrock (145.4)
- Alan Benson (184.7) vs. Favian Gutierrez (185.6)
- Adam Piccolotti (155.2) vs. Jake Smith (155.4)
- Jonathan Adams (124) vs. Daniel Gonzalez (125.3)
- Batsumberel Dagvadorj (171) vs. James Terry (169.7)
- Elias Anderson (139.8) vs. Peter Ishiguro (139.9) – 140-pound catchweight
- Hyder Amil (145.9) vs. Ignacio Ortiz (145.4)
- Renato Alves (172.9) vs. Abraham Vaesau (178.8)* – 175-pound catchweight
- Albert Gonzales (180) vs. Tyson Miller (179.1) – 180-pound catchweight
*Vaesau will be fined 20 percent of his fight purse for coming overweight.
Weigh-ins are only a day away!!
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