Kurt Pellegrino, Patricky Freire weigh in
Veteran lightweight Kurt Pellegrino is set to make his Bellator debut after tipping the scale at 155 pounds Friday.
Pellegrino, who spent the last five years competing in UFC, will face Patricky Freire in the Bellator 59 main event. The card will be held in Atlantic City, N.J. Freire also weighed in at 155 pounds.
Heavyweight Eric Prindle weighed 264.8 pounds, as did his opponent Thiago Santos. They will compete in the Bellator heavyweight tournament final.
Bantamweight tournament finalists Eduardo Dandas and Alexis Vila both made weight. Dandas checked in at 136 pounds, while Vila came in a pound lighter at 135.
Marcin Held (156) and Phillipe Nover (155.6) will kick off the main card with a lightweight fight.
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