ON HALSEY-RAFAEL CARVALHO PREPARED FOR MAIN EVENT TITLE CLASH AT ‘BELLATOR 144’ LIVE & FREE ON SPIKE
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (October 22, 2015) – Less than 24 hours separates Brandon Halsey (9-0) and Rafael Carvalho (11-1) from competing in the main event of “Bellator 144: Halsey vs. Carvalho” at Mohegan Sun Arena, in what amounts to a crucial pairing in the middleweight division.
“Bellator 144: Halsey vs. Carvalho” airs live and free on Spike at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while the stacked preliminary portion of the event will stream live on Spike.com at 7 p.m. ET.
Both men hit their required marks of 185-pounds, as did the remainder of the four-fight main card on Spike, which also features two welterweight pairings pitting Brennan Ward (11-3) against Dennis Olson (14-9) and Michael Page (8-0) versus Charlie Ontiveros (6-3). An exciting featherweight tilt rounds out the action, when Goiti Yamauchi (7-3) welcomes promotional newcomerIsao Kobayashi (18-2-4).
Below are the official weights and weigh-in photos for “Bellator 144: Halsey vs. Carvalho.”
Main Card: (Spike – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Bellator Middleweight Title Fight: Brandon Halsey (185) vs. Rafael Carvalho (184)
Bellator Welterweight Feature Fight: Brennan Ward (170.75) vs. Dennis Olson (170.5)
Bellator Featherweight Feature Fight: Goiti Yamauchi (145.75) vs. Isao Kobayashi (145)
Bellator Welterweight Feature Fight: Michael Page (171) vs. Charlie Ontiveros (169.25)
Preliminary Card: (Spike.com – 6:45 p.m. ET/3:45 p.m. PT)
Bellator Catchweight (150) Feature Fight: Pete Rogers (149) vs. Marius Enache (150)
Bellator Catchweight (129) Feature Fight: Billy Giovanella (129.75) vs. Brandon Polcare (129.75)
Bellator Catchweight (165 lb.) Feature Fight: Keenan Raymond (164) vs. Damien Trites (164.75)
Bellator Bantamweight Feature Fight: Kin Moy (136) vs. Walter Smith-Cotito (134.75)
Bellator Featherweight Feature Fight: Matt Bessette (146) vs. Kevin Roddy (145.5)
Bellator Welterweight Feature Fight: Matt Secor (170.75) vs. Jeremie Holloway (170.75)
Bellator Lightweight Feature Fight: Sam Watford (156) vs. T.J. Hepburn (156)
Bellator Welterweight Feature Fight: Kemran Lachinov (169.75) vs. Ilya Kotau (171)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Mike Zichelle (205) vs. Kevin Haley (205.5)