Fighters make weight for tourney finals
The Bellator welterweight and middleweight tournament finals are set as all four fighters made weight Friday in Orillia, Ontario.
Welterweight Ben Saunders weighed 170.4 pounds, while his opponent Douglas Lima checked in at 171. Alexander Shlemenko (185.6) and Vitor Vianna (184) will meet for the middleweight tournament title.
The tournament champions will be crowned Saturday night during Bellator 57 at Casino Rama.
In the other bouts, John Hawk (205) and Roger Hollet (204.8) compete in a lightweight fight. Alexandre Bezerra (146.6) takes on Doug Evans (146) in a 146-pound catch-weight tilt.
Franklin McNeil covers mixed martial arts and boxing for ESPN.com. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Franklin_McNeil.
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