LOS ANGELES – Bellator 203 takes place at Foro Italico in the Italian capital of Rome, and it airs via same-day delay on Paramount. Bellator Rome will be broadcast Saturday, July 14 free on Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.
In a double main event, the card sees a rematch between Patricio “Pitbull” (26-4) and Daniel Weichel (39-9) for the featherweight title, as well as Italy’s most famous mixed martial artist, Alessio Sakara (19-12), taking on Jamie Sloane (8-3) at light heavyweight. Bellator Rome will air on Paramount Network and marks the promotion’s first trek to Rome, after hosting multiple events in both Torino and Florence.
Kickboxing will also be on display, as Giorgio Petrosyan (85-2-2) seeks to become the inaugural Bellator Kickboxing lightweight champ when he meets Chingiz Allazov (53-2), while Bellator Kickboxing’s featherweight champion, Kevin Ross (45-13), will defend his crown against Gabriel Varga (21-6).
Featherweight champion Patricio Freire and challenger Daniel Weichel made weight. Freire weighed in at 144.8lbs and Weichel at 144.4 – both under the 145-pound limit for featherweight title fights.
Bellator 203 Official Weigh-In Results:
Featherweight World Title Bout: Patricio “Pitbull” (144.8 lbs.) vs. Daniel Weichel (144.4 lbs.)
Light Heavyweight Feature Event: Alessio Sakara (205.6) vs. Jamie Sloane (204 lbs.)
Welterweight Main Card Bout: Andrey Koreshkov (170.4 lbs.) vs. Vaso Bakocevic (169.6 lbs.)
Middleweight Main Card Bout: Will Fleury (185.8 lbs.) vs. Alen Amedovski (185.6 lbs.)
Lightweight Main Card Bout: Simone La Preziosa (154.2 lbs.) vs. Maxim Radu (154.6 lbs.)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Simone D’Anna (133.2 lbs.) vs. Michele Martignoni (135.6 lbs.)
Bellator Kickboxing 10 Main Card Weigh-In Results:
Featherweight World Title Bout: Kevin Ross (144.8 lbs.) vs. Gabriel Varga (145 lbs.)
Lightweight Feature Bout: Giorgio Petrosyan (69.4 kg) vs. Chingiz Allazov (69.5 kg)
Featherweight Main Card Bout: Gaston Bolanos (66 kg) vs. Domenico Lomurno (65.8 kg)
Women’s Flyweight Main Card Bout: Martine Michieletto (56.7 kg) vs. Gloria Peritore (56.7 kg)
200-lb. Catchweight Main Card Bout: Mattia Faraoni (90.8 kg) vs. Raffaele Vitale (90.4 kg)
Bellator Kickboxing 10 Preliminary Card Weigh-In Results:
183-lb. Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Gabriele Casella (82.8 kg) vs. Alex Negrea (82.8 kg)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Davide Armanini (76.7 kg) vs. Fatmir Gordi (76.9 kg)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Antonio Campagna (69.1 kg) vs. Florenzo Pesare (69.2 kg)
Flyweight Savate Bout: Leonardo Caputi (57 kg) vs. Tarik Totss (57 kg)