Since the conclusion of Season 8, Bellator is back with their 2013 Summer Series. Bellator 96 features the opening rounds of the light heavyweight and heavyweight tournament.
In the main event, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal enters his second tournament. He was unsuccessful in his first chance. He takes on Seth Petruzelli, who made a name for himself by giving Kimbo Slice his first loss.
Bellator 96 is today, June 19, from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, OK. The main card airs on Spike TV at 7 p.m. ET.
Below are the weigh-in results. Derek Campos and Keith Berry missed weight and forfeit a portion of their purse.
MAIN CARD (Spike TV at 7 p.m. ET)
Muhammed Lawal (205.2 lbs.) vs. Seth Petruzelli (204.8 lbs.) in the light heavyweight tournament opening round
Jacob Noe (206 lbs.) vs. Renato Sobral (204.4 lbs.) in the light heavyweight tournament opening round
Rich Hale (240.1 lbs.) vs. Ryan Martinez (263.8 lbs.) in the heavyweight tournament opening round
Vitaly Minakov (246 lbs.) vs. Ron Sparks (264.6 lbs.) in the heavyweight tournament opening round
Blas Avena (170 lbs.) vs. War Machine (170 lbs.)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com at 6 p.m. ET)
Steven Artoff (135.6 lbs.) vs. Justin McNally (135.4 lbs.)
Derek Campos (157.2 lbs.) vs. Brandon Girtz (155.7 lbs.)
Brandon Halsey (205 lbs.) vs. Joe Yager (205.4 lbs.)
Raphael Butler (261 lbs.) vs. Jeremiah O’Neal (260.5 lbs.)
Damon Jackson (154.8 lbs.) vs. Keith Miner (155.8 lbs.)
Mike Maldonado (135.8 lbs.) vs. Chavous Smith (135.9 lbs.)
Keith Berry (186.4 lbs.) vs. Cortez Coleman (185.6 lbs.)
Jarrod Card (145.7 lbs.) vs. Chas Skelly (145.9 lbs.)