Bellator 254 Weigh-in Results: Title Fight Official, One Fight Punted
The fighters have hit the scales for Bellator 254, and the title fight between Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and Juliana Velasquez is official.
Bellator 254 is set to go tomorrow in Uncasville, Connecticut, and the card will feature a flyweight title fight as scheduled.
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane versus Juliana Velasquez
Thursday’s card will feature the flyweight champ Macfarlane taking on the challenger, Velasquez. The champ came in at 124.8 pounds today for the contest, while Velasquez was 124.4.
Macfarlane (11-0) will be competing for the first time in 2020, as the Hawaiian star hasn’t fought since last December, when she defeated Kate Jackson by decision.
Velasquez (10-0) also hasn’t fought since December, 2019, when the Brazilian outscored Bruna Ellen for the decision win.
Bellator 254 weigh-in results
Here are the complete weigh-in results for Bellator 254. A fight between Nate Andrews and Goiti Yamauchi has been canceled, as Yamauchi came in 6.8 pounds over (results via MMA Junkie).
Main Card (CBS Sports Network, 10 p.m. ET)
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (124.8) vs. Juliana Velasquez (124.4) – for women’s flyweight title
Magomed Magomedov (136) vs. Matheus Mattos (135.2)
Nate Andrews (155.8) vs. Goiti Yamauchi (162.8)*
Ronny Markes (252.1) vs. Linton Vassell (239)
Davion Franklin (264) vs. Anthony Garrett (241)
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Preliminary Card (Online, 7:30 p.m. ET)
Billy Goff (169.8) vs. Robson Gracie Jr. (170)
Kenny Champion (144.7) vs. Cody Law (145)
Romero Cotton (185.1) vs. Justin Sumter (184.7)
Maurice Jackson (201.3) vs. Grant Neal (204.9)
Kemran Lachinov (170.9) vs. Shamil Nikaev (170.3)
* fight was canceled after Yamauchi missed the lightweight limit by 6.8 pounds.