Bellator 109 weigh-ins are complete from Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pa., in preparation for the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion's final Season 9 event tomorrow night (Fri., Nov. 22, 2013) on Spike TV, which will showcase the Bellator Lightweight and Middleweight tournament finals.
In the main event of the evening, Bellator Middleweight champion, Alexander Shlemenko, will put his 185-pound title on the line against World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) veteran, Doug Marshall, who advanced to the Season 8 tournament finals earlier this year but was forced to withdraw because of a broken hand.
Meanwhile, Will Brooks will battle Tiger Sarnavskiy in the 155-pound tournament final, while Ron Keslar will collide with Rick Hawn in its 170-pound counterpart. And last, but certainly not least, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, Terry Etim, will make his promotional debut against Patrick Cenoble.
That's not all.
Here are the official Bellator 109 weigh-in results:
Bellator Middleweight World Title: Doug Marshall (184.3) vs. Alexander Shlemenko (184.7)
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Final: Will Brooks (156) vs. Tiger Sarnavskiy (155.4)
Bellator Welterweight Tournament Final: Ron Keslar (170.7) vs. Rick Hawn (170.5)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Patrick Cenoble (155.4) vs. Terry Etim (155.5)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Keith Bell (256.5) vs. Blagoi Ivanov (252.5)
Catchweight Feature Fight (153 lbs.): Saul Almeida (145.9) vs. Goiti Yamauchi (152.3)*
Lightweight Feature Fight: Ahsan Abdullah (153) vs. Mike Bannon (155)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Bubba Jenkins (155.6) vs. Ian Rammel (155.8)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Brett Glass (155.7) vs. Brent Primus (155.5)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Lester Caslow (145.3) vs. Jay Haas (145.2)
*Goiti Yamauchi did not make weight and will have a portion of his purse deducted
Check back tomorrow because MMAmania.com will have full Bellator 109 coverage all night long.
See you then!
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