The official weigh-in event for Bellator 45 took place today (May 20, 2011) in advance of tomorrow night's card, which airs live on MTV2 at 9 p.m. ET, in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
All fighters successfully made weight for their scheduled fights save for the Rene Nazare vs. Kelvin Hackney, as they will both weigh in prior to the show tomorrow night.
Headlining the main event will be the first ever Bellator light heavyweight championship fight as the season four 205-pound tournament concludes. Finalists Richard Hale and Christian M'Pumbu will square off for up to five rounds after a very entertaining light heavyweight tournament.
Complete Bellator 45 weigh in results after the jump.
205 lb. title: Richard Hale (204.4) vs. Christian M'Pumbu (199.4)
145 lbs.: Patricio Freire (145.8) vs. Daniel Straus (145)
185 lbs.: Karl Amoussou (185) vs. Sam Alvey (184.6)
265 lbs.: Shawn Jordan (255.2) vs. Johnathan Hill (254.8)
170 lbs.: Luis Santos (171) vs. Nicolae Cury (171)
155 lbs.: Renê Nazare ()* vs. Kelvin Hackney ()*
185 lbs.: Tim Ruberg (185.4) vs. Michael Fleniken (185)
140 lbs.: Joseph Abercrombie (139.8) vs. Ben Parpart (139)
*Will weigh-in prior to Saturday's event
Remember that MMAMania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of Bellator 45, beginning with the MTV2 telecast starting at 9 p.m. ET tomorrow night (May 21).
It's going to be a great night of fights so don't miss it, and remember to check us out for all the post-fight coverage after tomorrow night's card is wrapped up.
See you then!