The official weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator Fighting Championships’ Thursday evening event at the Monroe Civic Center in Monroe, La., will take place TODAY beginning at 3:30 p.m. CDT .
In addition, Bellator will once again provide a LIVE video stream of the weigh-in and press conference at Bellator.com .
Participants include Bellator founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney as well as all 16 competitors in Thursday’s event including: reigning Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard, Jay Silva, Joe Warren, Georgi Karakhanyan, Wilson Reis and Patricio Pitbull.
The event will be emceed by Bellator cage announcer Michael C. Williams and Bellator color commentator Jimmy Smith.
The full fight card for Bellator 18 is below:
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout : Georgi Karakhanyan (14-1) vs. Joe Warren (3-1)
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Bout : Wilson Reis (10-1) vs. Patricio Pitbull (13-0)
Middleweight “Super Fight” : Hector Lombard (21-2-1) vs. Jay Silva (5-2)
Local Feature Fight #1 : Brock Kerry (5-5) vs. Mike Braswell (4-2)
Local Feature Fight #2 : Charlie Rader (10-4) vs. Christian Fulgium (6-4)
L ocal Feature Fight #3 : Douglas Williams (6-11) vs. Shawn Jordan (5-1)
Local Feature Fight #4 : Jason Anderson (1-0) vs. William Albrecht (15-7)
Local Feature Fight #5 : Lamont Stafford (1-0) vs. Jules Bruchez (2-1)