Bellator 209 is held on Paramount Network and DAZN on November 17 (AEDT). MMA event takes place at the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel. Featherweight championship bout between Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and Emmanuel Sanchez tops the fight-bill.
At the official weigh-in ceremony Freire tipped the scales at 144.5. Sanchez was 143.
The co-main-event is a welterweight battle between Haim Gozali and Ryan Couture. Gozali weighed-in at 170, while Couture showed 169.
Also on the main card a light heavyweight encounter between Phil Davis (206) and Vadim Nemkov (204.5). In addition, Olga Rubin (143.5) faces Cindy Dandois (145.5) at women’s featherweight, and Adam Keresh (238) goes up against Kirill Sidelnikov (262) at heavyweight.
A lightweight bout between Ido Halfon and Itay Tratner scheduled on the undercard has been cancelled, due to Halfon missing weight.
The main card comprises five bouts, following an eleven-fight undercard. A complete Bellator 209 lineup and weigh-in results can be found below.
Bellator 209: Pitbull vs. Sanchez weigh-in results
Patricio Freire (144.5) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez (143)
Haim Gozali (170) vs. Ryan Couture (169)
Phil Davis (206) vs. Vadim Nemkov (204.5)
Olga Rubin (143.5) vs. Cindy Dandois (145.5)
Adam Keresh (238) vs. Kirill Sidelnikov (262)
Khonry Gracie (169.8) vs. Ron Becker (168.6)
Aviv Gozali (155.2) vs. Anton Lazebnov (147.7)
Jackie Gosh (171.9)* vs. Jamil Ibragimov (169.8)
Liudvik Sholinian (145.5) vs. Sidemar Honorio (144.4)
Kirill Medvedovsky (152.1) vs. Denis Palancica (143.3)
Yulia Sachkov (110.2) vs. Viktoria Makarova (112.4)
Honor Kelesh (145.5) vs. Andrei Barbarosa (142.2)
Fadi Haiyadre (170.9) vs. Christos Nicolaou (170.9)
Matan Levi (169.8) vs. Shimon Smotritsky (169.8)
Ion Pop (146.6) vs. Itsik Rubinov (144.4)
Nisim Rozalis (205) vs. Nika Ben Tuashy (199.5)