Bellator 252 Weigh-in Results: ‘Pitbull’ – Carvalho Title Fight’s Official
The fighters have hit the scales in advance of Bellator 252, and Thursday's title fight between 'Pitbull' and Carvalho is proceeding.
Bellator 252 is going down tomorrow in Uncasville, Connecticut, and the weigh-ins for the card are in the books.
Patricio ‘Pitbull’ versus Pedro Carvalho
In Thursday’s headliner, featherweight and lightweight champ Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire is set to battle Pedro Carvalho. The bout is a quarterfinal contest in Bellator’s featherweight grand prix and the 145 title is also on the line.
‘Pitbull’ (30-4) came in at 144.7 pounds for the fight and Carvalho (11-3) was 144.5.
The champ has won five straight bouts and ‘Pitbull’ hasn’t fought since last September when he recorded a decision win over Juan Archuleta.
Carvalho also hasn’t competed since September, 2019, when he submitted Sam Sicilia. Carvalho has won six in a row.
Bellator 252 weigh-in results
Here are the complete weigh-in results for tomorrow’s card, which will be hosted by the Mohegan Sun Arena (results via MMA Junkie).
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Main Card (CBS Sports Network/DAZN, 7 p.m. ET)
Patricio Freire (144.7) vs. Pedro Carvalho (144.5) – for featherweight title; featherweight grand prix quarterfinal
Emmanuel Sanchez (145) vs. Daniel Weichel (143.8) – featherweight tournament quarterfinal
Yaroslav Amosov (170) vs. Logan Storley (170)
Preliminary Card (5 p.m. ET)
John DeJesus (145) vs. Aaron Pico (145.6)
Emilee King (115) vs. Keri Melendez (116.2)***
Brandon Phillips (150)** vs. Gabriel Varga (145.8)
Manny Muro (155.5) vs. Devin Powell (155.2)
Jornel Lugo (135) vs. Schyler Sootho (145)
Lucas Brennan (148)* vs. Andrew Salas (145)
Pat Casey (170.8) vs. Roman Faraldo (170.5)
Khonry Gracie (168.8) vs. Trevor Gudde (170)
* = Brennan misses the featherweight limit by two pounds
** = Phillips misses the featherweight limit by four pounds
*** = Melendez misses the strawweight limit by 0.2 pounds