The tension was in the air at the Bellator 178 weigh-ins. Official weights are as follows:
Straus Vs. Pitbull 4 Main Card: Bellator 178 Weigh-ins
- Flyweight Co-Main Event – Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (126) vs. Jessica Middleton (126)
- Lightweight Feature Bout – Saad Awad (164.5) vs. Ryan Quinn (164.5)
- Featherweight Feature Bout – A.J. McKee (146) vs. Dominic Mazzotta (146)
Preliminary Card: Bellator 178 Weigh-ins
- Welterweight Preliminary Bout – Nick Alley (167) vs. Kastroit Xhema (165)
- Featherweight Preliminary Bout – Don Shainis (149.5) vs. Max Kelleher (149.75)
- Bantamweight Preliminary Bout – Regivaldo Carvalho (149.75) vs. Jason Perrin (140)
- Welterweight Preliminary Bout – Kemran Lachinov (164.5) vs. Sam Watford (164)
- Flyweight Preliminary Bout – John Lopez (125.5) vs. Remo Cardarelli (124)
- Featherweight Preliminary Bout – Chris Foster (145) vs. Shane Manley (146)
- Featherweight Preliminary Bout – Thomas English (146) vs. Blair Tugman (146)
- Catchweight Preliminary Bout – Jordan Young (195) vs. Tim Caron (195)
- Welterweight Preliminary Bout – Ed Ruth (185.5) vs. David Mundell (184.25)
- Heavyweight Preliminary Bout – Tyrell Fortune (244.5) vs. Branko Busick (220)
- Flyweight Preliminary Bout – Billy Giovanella (124.75) vs. Joshua Ricci (126)
Octagon 24/7 will be covering this event extensively. Be sure to check back often for our continuing coverage of Bellator 178. Bellator 178 Weigh-ins
Bellator 178 features a 15-fight card headlined by bout number 4 between Daniel Straus and Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and their 3rd bout for the featherweight strap. Straus got his first nod of Pitbull in their last bout and took the title from him in the meantime, so these familiar foes will be looking to punish each other.
Of note, AJ McKee and Dominic Mazzotta both predicted a finish in their fight, Mazzotta said he would finish it while McKee showed us what he thought Mazzotta would look like come fight night.
This card is live and free on Spike TV beginning at 9PM Eastern, and you can catch the prelim action on bellator.com beginning at 7PM Eastern.
Octagon 24/7 is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, hometown of Bellator newcomer Dominic Mazzotta. Dominic happens to be the largest underdog on the main card. Stop back this afternoon and find out why the main card’s biggest underdog is the safe and smart bet, and we will dig into how he will come out victorious as well.