Friday, March 9, 2012

Season Six Opener, Bellator 60 Weigh-in Results – Genair da Silva Pulled From Featherweight Tourny

Bellator Fighting Championships kicks of the proceedings for it’s sixth season with Bellator 60, which features the opening round of the featherweight tournament and a featherweight title fight between champ Joe Warren who faces challenger Pat Curran.
Today’s activities went down at the Horseshoe Hammond in Hammond, Indiana, which also host tomorrows live event.
The main card for Bellator 60 is set to air on MTV2 with a five bout card, while the prelims card is expected to stream live at
Update: Brazilian fighter Genair da Silva (11-4) failed to make weight for the tournament quarterfinal bout versus Alexandre Bezerra (145.4), coming in four pounds overweight for the bout at 149-lbs. Bellator officials replaced da Silva with ‘The Tooth Fairy’ Kenny Foster (9-5) who now enters the tournament on a three fight losing skid.
The full weigh-in results for Bellator 60 is as follows:
Main Card
Featherweight Championship bout: Joe Warren (144) vs. Pat Curran (144.8)
Featherweight Quarterfinal bout: Marlon Sandro (145.6) vs. Roberto Vargas (145.4)
Featherweight Quarterfinal bout: Ronnie Mann (145.6) vs. Mike Corey (145.4)
Featherweight Quarterfinal bout: Alexandre Bezerra (145.4)vs. Genair da Silva (149) Kenny Foster (145.6)+
Featherweight Quarterfinal bout: Daniel Straus (144.8) vs. Jeremy Spoon (145.6)
Preliminary Card (
Bantamweight bout: Cory Galloway (136) vs. Jake Nauracy (135.2)
Catchweight (215 lbs) bout: Travis Wiuff (214.8) vs. Anthony Gomez (213.8)
Catchweight (280 lbs) bout: Sean McCorkle (181) vs. Richard White (277.6)
Catchweight (165 lbs) bout: Shamar Bailey (164.4) vs. Josh Shockley (166.6)*
Featherweight bout: Kenny Foster (145.6) vs. Bobby Reardanz (148.6)*
+ Genair da Silva (149) failed to make weight and was replaced by Kenny Foster
* Fighter has two hours to drop the extra weight