Bellator 283: Three Fighters Miss Weight At Weigh-In
Ahead of Friday’s Bellator 283, 24 fighters arrived at Emerald Queen Casino Hotel in Tacoma, Washington for the official-weigh ins.
The official weigh-ins for Bellator 283 took place Thursday and three fighters have missed weight. The three fighters who missed weight include headliner Douglas Lima (32-10 MMA, 14-6 BMMA), featherweight Kevin Boehm and bantamweight Mark Coates.
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Lima did not want to step on the scale again, after being 1.8 pounds heavy. He headlines against Jason Jackson (15-4 MMA).
Kevin Boehm (9-4 MMA) weighed 1.6 pounds too heavy pre his featherweight bout vs. Akhmed Magomedov (2-0 MMA) and Mark Coates (10-7 MMA) weighing 1.8 pounds to heavy before his bantamweight bout vs. Jaylon Bates (5-0 MMA).
The event will kick off at 7 p.m. ET on Showtime tonight.