Weigh-ins for Saturday’s Bellator 44 event were held Friday in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as middleweight champ Hector Lombard, main event opponent Falaniko Vitale, and the rest of the MTV 2 televised card hit the scale.
Lombard, Vitale, and lightweight tournament finalists Michael Chandler and Patricky Pitbull successfully made weight, but a bantamweight tourney qualifier was dropped after Antony Morrison missed weight by more than 10 pounds for his bout against Bryan Goldsby.
The official weigh-in results were:
Middleweight Non-Title Super Fight: Champ Hector Lombard (185 lbs.) vs. Falaniko Vitale (185.5 lbs.)
Lightweight Final Fight: Michael Chandler (156 lbs.) vs. Patricky Pitbull (155 lbs.)
Season 5 Middleweight Qualifier: Alexander Shlemenko (186 lbs.) vs. Brett Cooper (185.5 lbs.)
Season 5 Bantamweight Qualifier: Anthony “Cheesesteak” Morrison (146.5 lbs.) vs. Bryan Goldsby (135 lbs.)
Local Main Event: Sam Oropeza (170.5 lbs.) vs. Giedrius Karavackas (169.5 lbs.)
Local Feature Fight: Jamall Johnson (213.5 lbs.) vs. Randy Smith (255.5 lbs.)
Local Feature Fight: Jay Silva (185.5 lbs.) vs. Gemiyale “Baby Hercules” Adkins (186 lbs.)
Local Feature Fight: Jeff Lentz (146 lbs.) vs. Anthony Leone (146 lbs.)