Tampa, Florida. – The Bellator 72 weigh-ins have been completed from Tampa, Florida in preparation for Bellator’s Friday night event at The USF Sun Dome, which features the Welterweight Tournament Finals between Bryan Baker and Karl Amoussou. Also, the Bellator Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament semifinals will take place as Attila Vegh meets Emanuel Newton and Travis Wiuff takes on Tim Carpenter. Additionally, a pair of welterweight matchups will be showcased as Marius Zaromskis will square off against Waachiim Spiritwolf to conclude their epic trilogy while Paul Daley makes his Bellator debut against Rudy Bears.
Bellator 72 will be broadcast LIVE on Friday, July 20 at 8:00 pm ET/7:00 pm CT on MTV2 and in commercial-free HD on EPIX. The undercard will begin at 6:00 pm ET/ 5:00 pm CT and streamed LIVE and FREE on Spike.com.
The full results from the Bellator 72 weigh-in are below:
Welterweight Tournament Final Fight: Bryan Baker (169.5lbs) vs. Karl Amoussou (170.25lbs)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Paul Daley (170.25lbs) vs. Rudy Bears (169.5lbs)
Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Emanuel Newton (204.75lbs) vs. Attila Vegh (204.5lbs)
Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Tim Carpenter (205lbs) vs. Travis Wiuff (206lbs)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Waachiim Spiritwolf (170.75lbs) vs. Marius Zaromskis (171lbs)
Catchweight Feature Fight: Ben Saunders (177lbs) vs. Brian Warren (173.5)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Kenny Moss (170lbs) vs. Raul Amaya (169.75lbs)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Matt McCook (145lbs) vs. Shanon Slack (145.75lbs)
Catchweight Feature Fight: Jason Carapelluci (149.5lbs) vs. Paul Barrow (151lbs)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Julien Williams (170.25lbs) vs. Ryan DeRocher (170.5lbs)
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Bellator Fighting Championships is a Mixed Martial Arts promotional company headquartered in Chicago. Bellator’s founder/CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment professional with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator Fighting Championships’ executive team is comprised of top industry professionals in the areas of live event production, television production, fighter relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations.
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EPIX, a joint venture between Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), its Paramount Pictures unit, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), is a next-generation premium entertainment channel, video-on-demand and online service launched on October 30, 2009. With access to more than 15,000 motion pictures spanning the vast libraries of its partners and other studios, EPIX provides a powerful entertainment experience with more feature films on demand and online and more HD movies than any other service. It is the only premium service providing its entire monthly line-up of new Hollywood titles, classic feature films, original series, music and comedy specials through the linear channel, video-on-demand and online at EpixHD.com, the leading online destination for movies.
EPIX has made the commitment to deliver the industry's most expansive online collection of movies, making more than 3,000 titles available on EpixHD.com. The service is available to over 30 million homes nationwide through distribution partners including Charter Communications, Cox Communications, DISH Network, Mediacom Communications, NCTC, Suddenlink Communications and Verizon FiOS.