Bellator 139 official weigh-ins (VIDEO)
This weekend Kansas Star Casino is to host Bellator 139 event headlined by Cheick Kongo and Alexander Volkov. Official weigh-ins took place today.
Kongo weighed 108.2 kg, while his opponent Volkov weighed 109.8 kg. Ever since he joined Bellator Cheick Kongo (22-10-2) scored 4 wins and suffered 2 losses. Last year he also fought for the title but lost to Vitaly Minakov after five rounds. Kongo return to the winning streak but then he lost again in his last match to Muhammad Lawal via judges' decision. After losing the heavyweight title to his fellow countryman Vitaly Minakov, Volkov (24-5) scored five wins in a row of which three in Bellator.
Emmanuel Sanchez who is to fight Pat Curran failed to meet the scales.
Watch Bellator 139 this Friday at 3 AM CET on Fight Channel.
Bellator 139: Kongo vs. Volkov
Cheick Kongo (108.2) vs. Alexander Volkov (109.8)
David Rickels (70.7) vs. John Alessio (70.5)
Pat Curran (66) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez (66.4)*
Joe Schilling (84.3) vs. Hisaki Kato (84.1)