The main card of Bellator 45 was made official today in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Tomorrow night Bellator will crown its first light-heavyweight title when Christian M’Pumbu and Richard Hale face off. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and Daniel Straus will also meet to decide the season four featherweight tournament winner and number one contender to Bellator featherweight champion Joe Warren’s belt.
A previously announced bout between Thiago Santos and Derrick Lewis was scrapped due to injury.
Bellator 45 takes place at the L’Auberge du Lac Event Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The main card will air at 9PM on MTV2.
Bellator 45 Official Weigh-in Results:
Main Card (On MTV2):
Bellator light-heavyweight title fight- Christian M’Pumbu (199.4 lbs.) vs. Richard Hale (204.4 lbs.)
Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (145.8 lbs.) vs. Daniel Straus (145 lbs.)
Sam Alvey (184.6 lbs.) vs. Karl Amoussou (185 lbs.)
Local Card (Non-Televised):
John Hill (254.8 lbs.) vs. Shawn Jordan (255.2 lbs.)
Nicolae Cury (171 lbs.) vs. Luis “Sapo” Santos (171 lbs.)
Tim Ruberg (185.4 lbs.) vs. Mike Fleniken (185 lbs.)
Joseph Abercrombie (139.8 lbs.) vs. Ben Parpart (139 lbs.)
Rene Nazare vs. Kalvin Hackney – will weigh-in tomorrow