HONOLULU – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Thursday’s official Bellator 278 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take place at the Bellator host hotel in San Jose, Calif. The nearby Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu hosts Friday’s event, which has a main card on Showtime following prelims on MMA Junkie. It is the first of back-to-back shows in Honolulu.
Among those weighing in are women’s flyweight champion Juliana Velasquez (12-0 MMA, 7-0 BMMA) and challenger Liz Carmouche (16-7 MMA, 3-0 BMMA), who meet in the main event.
The full Bellator 278 weigh-in results include:
MAIN CARD (Showtime, 10 p.m. ET)
- Champ Juliana Velasquez () vs. Liz Carmouche () – for women’s flyweight title
- Enrique Barzola () vs. Nikita Mikhailov () – bantamweight grand prix wild card
- Jornel Lugo () vs. Danny Sabatello () – bantamweight grand prix wild card
- Christian Edwards () vs. Grant Neal ()
- Nate Andrews () vs. Manny Muro ()
PRELMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 9 p.m. ET)
- Weber Almeida () vs. Fabricio Franco ()
- Cee Jay Hamilton () vs. Erik Perez ()
- Scotty Hao () vs. Dante Schiro ()
- Makoa Cooper () vs. Blake Perry ()