Bellator MMA: Askren vs. Amoussou weigh-ins took place today at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Tomorrow’s event will be headlined by Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren taking on 2012 Summer Series Tournament Winner Karl Amoussou. “Funky” will attempt to make his third successful title defense, while “Psycho” will be looking to derail the wrestler.
The evening is also slated to feature the start of the Season 8 Welterweight Tournament and the promotional debut of “King Mo” Lawal.
Bellator MMA will take place at WinStar World Casino on Thursday, January 24th with the first fight taking place at 8 p.m. EST and streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 10 p.m. EST and will air LIVE on Spike TV.
- Bellator Welterweight Championship Fight: Ben Askren (169.8) vs. Karl Amoussou (167.4)
- Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Przemyslaw Mysiala (205.6) vs. King Mo (205)
- Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Douglas Lima (170.6) vs. Michail Tsarev (170)
- Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Koffie Adzitso (170.8) vs. Ben Saunders (169.8)
- Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Marius Zaromskis (169.2) vs. Brent Weedman (170)
- Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Raul Amaya (171) vs. Jose Gomes (170.8)
- Middleweight Feature Fight: Matt Jones (182.8) vs. Cortez Coleman (186)
- 140 lb. Catchweight Feature Fight: Chris Pham (139.6) vs. Jason Sampson (127.4)
- Lightweight Feature Fight: Zach Church (154.6) vs. Damon Jackson (155.2)
- Featherweight Feature Fight: Hunter Tucker (145) vs. Javier Obregon (146)