The official weigh-in event for tomorrow night's (July 20, 2012) Bellator 72 fight card took place today (July 19, 2012) at 5 p.m. ET from the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.
Of the 20 fighters who stepped on the scales, 19 of them (including Paul Daley) successfully made weight. Only Paul Barrow from the preliminary card missed the mark, coming in one pound over the 150 pound contracted catchweight. He'll have two hours to make weight.
Headlining the main event of Bellator 72 will be the Bellator season six welterweight finals between former middleweights Bryan Baker and Karl Amoussou. Both Baker and Amoussou utilized their size and strength to advance to the tournament finals and they will be looking to earn that $100,000 and a shot at welterweight champion Ben Askren with a victory,
Also on tap is the continuation of the Bellator light heavyweight "Summer Series" tournament which will include two semifinals bouts as Travis Wiuff takes on Tim Carpenter and Emanuel Newton battles Attila Vegh.
Lastly, former UFC and Strikeforce standout Paul Daley will be making his promotional debut with Bellator and a much-anticipated trilogy fight between Waachiim Spiritwolf and Marius Zaromskis is scheduled.
Bellator 72 weigh-in results are posted after the jump:
170 lbs.: Bryan Baker (169.5) vs. Karl Amoussou (170.25)
170 lbs.: Paul Daley (170.25) vs. Rudy Bears (169.5)
205 lbs.: Emanuel Newton (204.75) vs. Attila Vegh (204.5)
205 lbs.: Tim Carpenter (205) vs. Travis Wiuff (206)
170 lbs.: Waachiim Spiritwolf (170.3) vs. Marius Zaromskis (171)
178 lbs.: Ben Saunders (177) vs. Brian Warren (173.5)
170 lbs.: Kenny Moss (170) vs. Raul Amaya (169.75)
145 lbs.: Matt McCook (145) vs. Shanon Slack (145.75)
150 lbs.: Jason Carapelluci (149.5) vs. Paul Barrow (151*)
170 lbs.: Julien Williams (170.25) vs. Ryan DeRocher (170.5)
*Barrow has two hours to drop one pound.
Remember that MMAMania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of Bellator 72, beginning with the MTV2 telecast starting at 8 p.m. ET tomorrow night (July 20).
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!