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Bellator 253 Weigh-in Results: Caldwell – McKee Semifinal is Official

The fighters have hit the scales in advance of Bellator 253, and the featherweight grand prix, semifinal has been greenlit.

Bellator 253 is going down tomorrow in Uncasville, Connecticut, and the fighters have hit the scales in advance of the card. The main event will feature the undefeated A.J. McKee taking on former bantamweight champ, Darrion Caldwell, in a semifinal bout of Bellator’s featherweight grand prix.

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Caldwell vs. McKee

McKee (16-0) came in at 144.8 pounds for the headliner while Caldwell (15-3) tipped the scales at 144.7. 

The former champ Caldwell quickly submitted Ádám Borics in their quarterfinal bout this past January.

McKee tapped out Derek Campos in the third round for their quarterfinal fight, which went down in December.

Bellator 253 weigh-in results

Here are the complete weigh-in results for Bellator 253, which is being hosted by the Mohegan Sun Arena (results via MMA Junkie).

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

Darrion Caldwell (144.7) vs. A.J. McKee (144.8) – featherweight tournament semifinal
Benson Henderson (170) vs. Jason Jackson (170)
Joey Davis (168.8) vs. Bobby Lee (170)

Preliminary Card  (Online, 5 p.m. ET)

Keith Lee (136) vs. Raufeon Stots (135.2)
Matt Bessette (145.6) vs. Jeremy Kennedy (145.5)
Kevin Ferguson Jr. (154.7) vs. Kaheem Murray (154.7)
Mark Lemminger (170.5) vs. Jaleel Willis (170)
Sergio DeBari (144.7) vs. Jay Jay Wilson (145.7)
Sullivan Cauley (205) vs. Jason Markland (204.2)

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