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Bellator 118 Weigh Ins: 2 Main Card Fighters Miss Mark

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The Bellator 118 weigh ins were full of mishaps, as 2 main card fighters missed weight and 4 total have an hour to cut the extra pounds or they will be penalized.

Sam Oropeza who is to compete in a welterweight semifinal bout against Andrey Koreshkov, came in at 172.4 and main event fighter Raphael Silva who was the replacement of champion Eduardo Dantas will have an hour to cut from 136.9 if wants to keep his hopes at an interim belt alive.

Welterweight Gemiyale Adkins and middleweight Ryan Contaldi also missed weight coming in at 172.4 and 186.7

The full weigh ins are as follows:

  • Rafael Silva (136.9)^ vs. Joe Warren (134.6) – for interim bantamweight title
  • Andrey Koreshkov (171) vs. Sam Oropeza (172.4)# – welterweight tournament semifinals
  • Marcos Galvao (136.8) vs. Thomas Vasquez (134.6)
  • Liam McGeary (204) vs. Mike Mucitelli (205) – “Summer Series” light heavyweight tournament opening round
  • Gemiyale Adkins (172.4)+ vs. Dante Rivera (170.9)
  • Ryan Contaldi (186.7)* vs. Jesus Martinez (185.6)
  • Eugene Fadiora (184.9) vs. Tim Woods (186)
  • Darrion Caldwell (145.8) vs. Joe Pingitore (145.9)
  • Lester Caslow (145.5) vs. Jay Haas (144.4)
  • Mike Bannon (155.9) vs. Sidney Outlaw (155.7)
  • Amran Aliyev (146) vs. Kevin Roddy (145.5)
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Highly passionate MMA Journalist, and I've followed the sport ever since my favorite fighter, Vitor Belfort won the heavyweight tournament at UFC 12. After that I've tried to go to every local MMA event around the Gulf Coast and surrounding areas and decided to make it a point to have a career in some aspect in the fighting sport other than fighting in general (didn't want to ruin my face). I'm currently enrolled at Southeastern Louisiana University working towards a degree in Communication. I cover MMA, Boxing and Football for The Daily Star newspaper in my hometown of Hammond, Louisiana, in addition to working as a promotional writer for a local Boxing promotion known as BoxnCar and I cover boxing for 8countnews.com however SciFighting.com is my home. My main goal is to bring more publicity to MMA in my area and to the sport as a whole as all of us involved with the sport are merely scratching the surface and laying the foundation of what mixed martial arts competition will be further down the road.