Bellator 62 Official Weigh-In Results; Thiago Santos Overweight, Eric Prindle Heavyweight Tourney Final Off Again

Eric Prindle made weight at today’s Bellator 62 weigh-ins, but opponent Thiago Santos came in more than 11 pounds overweight prior to the season 5 heavyweight tournament final. The matchup has been canceled as a result of Santos’ failure to make weight. The Brazilian officially weighed in at 277.8 pounds, while Prindle weighed 265.2 pounds.

Slated to take place Friday at the Laredo Energy Center in Laredo, Texas, the twice-delayed matchup would have crowned a Season 5 heavyweight tournament winner and determined heavyweight champion Cole Konrad’s next challenger. It is unknown at this time if the bout will be rescheduled.

Bellator 62 will feature the opening round of the promotion’s Season 6 lightweight tournament. Heavy-handed Brazilian, Patricky “Pitbull” Freire came in right on mark weighing 155.6lbs, and opponent Lloyd Woodard weighed 154.8lbs. Rick Hawn successfully made his drop to the lightweight division coming in at 155.6lbs, his opponent, Ricardo Tirloni weighed 155.2lbs. Brazilian, Thiago Michel Pereira Silva was cleared at 154.8lbs for his quarterfinal matchup with countryman Rene Nazare who weighed in at 155.8lbs.

The official results:

Thiago Santos (277.8) vs. Eric Prindle (265.2)*
Patricky Freire (155.6) vs. Lloyd Woodard (154.8)
Rick Hawn (155.6) vs. Ricardo Tirloni (155.2)
Brent Weedman (155.8) vs. J.J. Ambrose (155)
Thiago Michel Pereira Silva (154.8) vs. Rene Nazare (155.8)
Sonny Luque (162.2) vs. Luis Vega (158.6)
Rad Martinez (145.8) vs. Douglas Frey (145.6)
Cosmo Alexandre (TBA) vs. Oscar De La Parra (TBA)
Joseph Daily (173.2) vs. Sean Spencer (170)**
Steven Peterson (145.2) vs. Chris Jones (145.8)
Dave Jansen (155.8) vs. Jacob Kirwan (155.4)

*Bout has been canceled due to Santos missing weight
***Daily has two hours to drop 2.2 pounds

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