UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Bellator 258’s championship headliner is official.
MMA Battling was on the scene at the event’s formal weigh-ins Thursday morning at Mohegan Solar Arena, where by Juan Archuleta successfully made excess weight for his to start with bantamweight title defense, hitting the mark at 135 lbs . on the nose. Challenger Sergio Pettis was the to start with to the scale and arrived in beneath the championship limit at 134.75 lbs.
The co-major occasion, the ultimate opening spherical matchup of the Bellator Gentle Heavyweight Environment Grand Prix, is also set for Friday night’s event as Anthony Johnson tipped the scale at 205 kilos for his initial battle in over 4 a long time. Shorter observe event alternate Jose Augusto also was successful on the scale, weighing in at 204.75.
As of now, there has been no word on a penalty for Soto, but Bellator officials verified to MMA Battling that the combat will go on as scheduled.
Examine out comprehensive Bellator 258 weigh-in final results below:
Main card (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)
Juan Archuleta (135) vs. Sergio Pettis (134.75)
Anthony Johnson (205) vs. Jose Augusto (204.75)
Preliminary card (MMA Fighting, 5:30 p.m. ET)
Weber Almeida (145) vs. Johnny Soto (148.5)*