Bellator 144 Weigh-in Results: Brandon Halsey, Rafael Carvalho Cleared for Title Bout

By: Brian Knapp
Oct 22, 2015




Brandon Halsey got the weight cut right this time.

Halsey checked in at 185 pounds, as he prepares to face Rafael Carvalho (184) for the vacant Bellator MMA middleweight championship in the Bellator 144 main event on Friday at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Welterweight co-headliners Brennan Ward (170.75) and Dennis Olson (170.5) also met their contracted weight requirements before being physically separated at Thursday’s official weigh-in.

Bellator 144 -- which airs live on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT -- will also feature a featherweight clash pairing Goiti Yamauchi (145.75) with former Pancrase champion Isao Kobayashi (145) and a welterweight tilt pitting undefeated London Shootfighters export Michael Page (171) against Charlie Ontiveros (169.25).

Spike.com will carry the nine-fight undercard at 6 p.m. ET/5 p.m. CT: Peter Rogers (149) vs. Marius Enache (150.75), Billy Giovanella (129.75) vs. Brandon Polcare (129.75), Keenan Raymond (164) vs. Damien Trites (164.75), Kin Moy (136) vs. Walter Smith-Cotito (134.75), Matt Bessette (146) vs. Kevin Roddy (145.5), Matt Secor (170.75) vs. Jeremie Holloway (170.75), T.J. Hepburn (156) vs. Sam Watford (156), Ilya Kotau (171) vs. Kemran Lachinov (169.75) and Kevin Haley (205.5) vs. Mike Zichelle (205).

Bellator 144 Weigh-in Results:
Brandon Halsey (185) vs. Rafael Carvalho (184)
Brennan Ward (170.75) vs. Dennis Olson (170.5)
Goiti Yamauchi (145.75) vs. Isao Kobayashi (145)
Michael Page (171) vs. Charlie Ontiveros (169.25)
Peter Rogers (149) vs. Marius Enache (150.75)
Billy Giovanella (129.75) vs. Brandon Polcare (129.75)
Keenan Raymond (164) vs. Damien Trites (164.75)
Kin Moy (136) vs. Walter Smith-Cotito (134.75)
Matt Bessette (146) vs. Kevin Roddy (145.5)
Matt Secor (170.75) vs. Jeremie Holloway (170.75)
T.J. Hepburn (156) vs. Sam Watford (156)
Ilya Kotau (171) vs. Kemran Lachinov (169.75)
Kevin Haley (205.5) vs. Mike Zichelle (205)

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