MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Bellator 197: Chandler vs. Girtz takes place tomorrow, Friday, April 13 at The Family Arena in St. Charles MO. The event will be broadcast live and free on Paramount Network (formerly Spike) at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary action will stream on Bellator.com and globally on the Bellator Mobile App.
The early weigh-ins took place at a hotel in Maryland Heights, Mo. Below you will find the official fighter weigh-ins including the video replay.
In the main event, Michael Chandler (17-4 MMA, 14-4 BMMA) will take on Brandon Girtz (15-7 MMA, 7-5 BMMA). Chandler came in at 155.3 pounds while Girtz came in at 156 puonds even. In the co-main event, A.J. McKee (10-0 MMA, 10-0 BMMA) will go against Justin Lawrence (11-4 MMA, 4-2 BMMA). Both fighters stepped on the scale weighing in at 145.8 pounds.
Complete Bellator 197: Chandler vs. Girtz Weigh-in Results:
Lightweight Main Event: Michael Chandler (155.3) vs. Brandon Girtz (156)
Featherweight Co-Main Event: Justin Lawrence (145.8) vs. A.J. McKee (145.8)
Welterweight Main Card Bout: Devon Brock (160) vs. Baby Slice (159.8)
Welterweight Main Card Bout: Joaquin Buckley (168.3) vs. Logan Storley (170.6)
141-Pound Catchweight Preliminary Bout: A.J. Siscoe (140.6) vs. Justin Robbins (135.6)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Jeff Crotty (170.8) vs. Jordan Dowdy (170.3)
Women’s Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Juliana Velasquez (126) vs. Rebecca Ruth (125.3)
165-Pound Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Zak Bucia (164.9) vs. Derek Anderson (164.2)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Josh Sampo (135.4) vs. Dominic Mazzotta (135.4)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Eric Ellington (135.4) vs. Jordan Howard (136)
189-Pound Catchweight Preliminary Bout: DeWayne Diggs (186.8) vs. Adam Cella (189)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Cort Wahle (144.9) vs. Joe Roye (151)*
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