CHICAGO – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Thursday’s official Bellator 301 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take place at the Bellator host hotel in Chicago. The nearby Wintrust Arena hosts Friday’s event, which has a main card with two title fights on Showtime following prelims on MMA Junkie.
Welterweight champion Yaroslav Amosov (27-0 MMA, 8-0 BMMA) takes on challenger Jason Jackson (16-4 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) in the main event. In the co-feature, bantamweight champ Sergio Pettis (23-5 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) meets interim titleholder Patchy Mix (18-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) in a unification bout.
In addition, former lightweight champ Patricky Freire (25-11 MMA, 16-9 BMMA) fights Alexander Shabliy (23-3 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) in the semifinals of the lightweight grand prix, former featherweight champ A.J. McKee (20-1 MMA, 20-1 BMMA) takes on Sidney Outlaw (17-5 MMA, 5-2 BMMA) at lightweight, and bitter rivals Danny Sabatello (14-3 MMA, 4-2 BMMA) and Raufeon Stots (19-2 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) meet in a bantamweight rematch that could produce the next in line for the Pettis-Mix winner.
The full Bellator 301 weigh-in results include:
MAIN CARD (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET)
- Champ Yaroslav Amosov () vs. Jason Jackson () – for welterweight title
- Champ Sergio Pettis () vs. interim champ Patchy Mix () – bantamweight title unification bout
- Danny Sabatello () vs. Raufeon Stots ()
- A.J. McKee () vs. Sidney Outlaw ()
- Patricky Freire () vs. Alexander Shabliy () – lightweight grand prix semifinal
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 5 p.m. ET)
- Tyrell Fortune () vs. Marcelo Golm ()
- Sumiko Inaba () vs. Denise Kielholtz ()
- Justin Gonzales () vs. Timur Khizriev ()
- Pieter Buist () vs. Archie Colgan ()
- Keri Melendez () vs. Sabriye Sengul ()
- Matheus Mattos () vs. Richard Palencia ()
- Ramazan Kuramagomedov () vs. Randall Wallace ()
- Islam Mamedov () vs. Killys Mota () – 160-pound contract weight
- Cody Law () vs. Jefferson Pontes ()
- Mike Hamel () vs. Tim Wilde ()
- Isao Kobayashi () vs. Yves Landu ()
For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for Bellator 301.