The place is here, Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy, and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 247: “Jackson vs. Kielholtz” tomorrow afternoon (Thurs., Oct. 1, 2020, on CBS Sports Network) go down today (Weds., Sept. 30, 2020).
Originally, Paul “Semtex” Daley (42-17-2) and Derek Anderson (16-3, 1 NC) were slated for the main event. Late breaking word from Ariel Helwani indicates that this fight is not going to happen as seen in the tweet below.
Tomorrow’s Bellator main event — Paul Daley x Derek Anderson — has been canceled after Daley missed weight by 2.6 pounds and was forced to go to hospital due to a bad weight cut. First reported by @GarethADaviesDT.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) September 30, 2020
The early weigh-ins took place behind closed doors because of the pandemic, but a ceremonial event was streamed in the video player above at 5 a.m. ET. Official results from the early morning weigh-in session are available below:
Bellator 247: “Jackson vs. Kielholtz” Weigh-In Results:
Paul Daley () vs. Derek Anderson () ^1
Norbert Novenyi Jr. (185.6) vs. Laid Zerhouni (182.6)
Kate Jackson (125.6) vs. Denise Kielholtz (123.4)
Brian Moore (145.8) vs. Simone D’anna (144.6)
Lewis Long (170.6) vs. Giovanni Melillo (170)
Mandy Bohm (128.8) vs. Griet Eeckhout (125)
Chris Duncan (159.2) vs. Iamik Furtado (159)
Kywan Gracie (170.4) vs. Constantin Gnusariev (169)
Jade Jorand (105.6) vs. Monika Chochlikova (106)
Walter Gahadza (170) vs. Uros Jurisic (171)
Lee Chadwick (204.8) vs. Ederson Macedo (204)
Blaine O’Driscoll (125) vs. Salah Elkas (125.8)
^1 This fight has been scratched.
MMAmania.com will deliver coverage of Bellator 247: “Jackson vs. Kielholtz” tomorrow afternoon, with the main card live at 4:00 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network.
See you then!