PRESS RELEASE / Hollywood, Fla. (August 11, 2010) — On the eve of Bellator Fighting Championships’ much-anticipated Season 3 debut at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the fighters competing in tomorrow’s event participated in an official weigh-in earlier this evening — all making weight.
Bellator middleweight champ Hector Lombard measured in at a few pounds heavier than opponent Herbert Goodman (6-1 in his last seven bouts). Lombard will be looking to avoid defeat for the 21st consecutive time against his 16-8 adversary. Meanwhile, undefeated submission artist Megumi “Mega Megu” Fujii, who is coming off her first TKO win as well as initial victory in Bellator, registered at 115.5 pounds on the scale.
Bellator 24 will be broadcast live in prime time nationwide on Thursday (August 12th) on FOX Sports Net and during special Bellator highlight shows this Saturday night on NBC, Telemundo and Mun2.
The official results of the weigh-in are as follows:
Brian Eckstein (135 lbs) vs. Tulio Quintanilla (135.5 lbs)
Eric Luke (145 lbs) vs. Farkhard Sharipov (144 lbs)
Yves Edwards (154.5 lbs) vs. Luis Palomino (154.5 lbs)
Jessica Aguilar (113.5 lbs) vs. Lynn Alvarez (114.5 lbs)
Megumi Fujii (115.5 lbs) vs. Carla Esparza (115.25 lbs)
Eddie Sanchez (244.5 lbs) vs. Neil Grove (264.5 lbs)
Hector Lombard (185.5 lbs) vs. Herbert “Whisper” Goodman (183.5 lbs)