The official weigh-in event for tomorrow night's (Dec. 7, 2012) Bellator 83 fight card takes place today (Dec. 6) at 5 p.m. ET from the Caesar's Atlantic City in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Of the 18 fighters who stepped on the scale, 17 successfully made weight. Only Tuan Pham from the preliminary card missed weight, coming in at 128 pounds for his flyweight bout. He has two hours to drop an additional two pounds.
Headlining the main event of Bellator 83 will be a season seven featherweight tournament finale pitting vicious Russian striker Shahbulat Shamhalaev against scrappy American wrestler Rad Martinez. The winner will take home $100,000 and a shot at the 145 pound title, although they'll have to wait in line behind both Patricio Freire and Daniel Straus.
145 lbs.: Shahbulat Shamhalaev (146) vs. Rad Martinez (145.5)
125 lbs.: Jessica Eye (124.5) vs. Zoila Gurgel (124.5)
135 lbs.: Zach Makovsky (135.5) vs. Anthony Leone (136)
155 lbs.: Darrell Horcher (156) vs. Chris Liguori (156)
145 lbs.: Brylan Van Artsdalen (145) vs. Terrell Hobbs (145.5)
125 lbs.: Matthew Lozano (125) vs. Tuan Pham (128*)
135 lbs.: Bo Harris (135.5) vs. Claudio Ledesma (135.5)
135 lbs.: Jesse Brock (135.5) vs. Jimmie Rivera (136)
265 lbs.: Mike Wessel (263) vs. Alexi Kudin (237)
*Pham has two hours to drop two pounds.
Remember that MMAMania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of Bellator 83, beginning with the MTV2 telecast starting at 8 p.m. ET tomorrow night (Dec. 7).
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!