The place is here, Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 256: “Bader vs. Machida 2” tomorrow night (Fri., Apr. 9, 2021) on Showtime go down today (Thurs., Apr. 8, 2021) before former 205-pound champion Ryan Bader (27-6, 1 NC) faces former opponent Lyoto Machida (26-10) in a Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix opening match that will also serve as the main event.
The early weigh-ins will take place behind closed doors because of the pandemic, but a ceremonial event will be streamed at 2 p.m. ET in the video player above. Meanwhile, official results from the early morning weigh-in session will be posted below as they roll in:
Bellator 256: “Bader vs. Machida 2” Weigh-In Results:
Ryan Bader (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (204.6)
Liz Carmouche (125.4) vs Vanessa Porto (126)
Cat Zingano (145.2) vs. Olivia Parker (145.4)
Adam Borics (145.8) vs. Jeremy Kennedy (145.7)
Cass Bell (135.6) vs. Jornell Lugo (135)
Nainoa Dung (155.9) vs. Izzy William (156)
Dalton Rosta (185.5) vs. Tony Johnson (185.2)
Jaylon Bates (136) vs. Jeffrey Glossner (137.8)
Talita Nogueira (146) vs. Jessica Borga (145.2)
Diana Avsaragova (125.8) vs. Tara Graff (125.2)
John Douma (135.4) vs. Will Smith (134.6)
Cody Law (135.6) vs. Nathan Ghareeb (143.8)
Goiti Yamauchi (155.8) vs. Dan Moret (155.6)
MMAmania.com will deliver coverage of Bellator 256 tomorrow evening on Showtime. To check out the latest Bellator MMA-related news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive news archive right here.
See you then!