I couldn’t be more excited for the Bellator MMA fights on Friday April 4th, 2014! I will be photographing the Bellator MMA Heavyweight World Championship in Reno, NV! Tonight I photographed the weigh ins over at the Silver Legacy. All the fighters looked ready to bring their best performances in the cage.
To see the rest of the weigh in photos visit my website: Reno Photographer Marcello Rostagni Photography Bellator MMA Weigh In Photos 4 3 2014 Silver Legacy Reno, NV.
Here are the weigh in results courtesy Bellator MMA.
Reno, Nev. (April 3, 2014) – “The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from Reno in preparation for Bellator MMA’s April 4th event, which will feature the Bellator Heavyweight World Title fight and a full card of local talent.
Bellator MMA will take place from the Reno Events Center on Friday, April 4th with the first fight taking place at 4 p.m. PST and streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 6 p.m. PST and will air LIVE on Spike TV.”
Bellator Heavyweight World Title Fight: Cheick Kongo (232.8) vs. Vitaly Minakov (253.4)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Herman Terrado (170) vs. Justin Baesman (170.9)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Volkan Oezdemir (205.6) vs. Kelly Anundson (205.8)
Catchweight Feature Fight (195lbs): Johnny Cisneros (192.6) vs. Mikkel Parlo (193.5)
Welterweight Feature Fight: James Terry (170.3) vs. Rick Reeves (170.1)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Freddie Aquitania (238) vs. Josh Appelt (242.9)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Jason Powell (155.2) vs. Sinjen Smith (155.1)
Flyweight Feature Fight: Benito Lopez (125.9) vs. Oscar Ramirez (126)
“For more information, visit Bellator.com, follow Bellator on Twitter @BellatorMMA, follow Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney @BjornRebney and check out Bellator on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/BellatorMMA”
About Bellator MMA
“Bellator MMA is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 140 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 175 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. Bellator’s founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator’s core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Newport Beach, California.”
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