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Bellator 251 Weigh-in Results: Corey Anderson Set For Bellator Debut

The fighters have hit the scales in advance of Bellator 251, and Corey Anderson is all set for his promotional debut against Melvin Manhoef.

The early weigh-ins for Thursday’s Bellator 251 card are over and all of the bouts are moving forward, including Corey Anderson’s promotional debut.

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Corey Anderson versus Melvin Manhoef

In the main event for Bellator 251, the former UFC light heavyweight contender Anderson will battle Melvin Manhoef.

Anderson (13-5) will be fighting for the first time since February, when he was KO’d by new, UFC champ Jan Blachowicz. Prior to that the former Ultimate Fighter winner had won four in a row.

Manhoef (32-14-1) hasn’t fought since last October when he stopped Yannick Bahati. The hard-hitting fighter has gone 3-2 in his last 5 bouts. 

Anderson came in at 205 pounds for the fight and Manhoef was 204.2.

Bellator 251 weigh-in results

Here are the complete weigh-in results for Bellator 251, which is taking place in Uncasville, Connecticut (results via MMA Junkie).

Main Card(CBS Sports Network/DAZN, 7 p.m. ET)

Melvin Manhoef (204.2) vs. Corey Anderson (205)
Tyrell Fortune (256.7) vs. Said Sowma (243)
Vinicius De Jesus (185.5) vs. Austin Vanderford (184.8)
Derek Anderson (170) vs. Killys Mota (169.4)

Preliminary Card ( 4:45 p.m. ET)

Georgi Karakhanyan (155.8) vs. Bryce Logan (155.2)
Julius Anglickas (205.8) vs. Alex Polizzi (203.6)
Janay Harding (145.7) vs. Jessy Miele (145.7)
Ali Zebian (155.7) vs. Piankhi Zimmerman (155)
Jaylon Bates (134.8) vs. Joe Supino (136)
Sumiko Inaba (125) vs. Jessica Ruiz (123.5)

 

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