Will Brooks and Saad Awad made weight for Friday’s Bellator 105 headliner. | Will Fox/Sherdog.com
Will Brooks will officially receive his shot at revenge against Saad Awad on Friday night, as both lightweights were cleared to compete at Thursday’s Bellator 105 weigh-ins.
Brooks tipped the scales at 155.7 pounds, while Awad came in slightly lighter at 155.2. The men previously met this past February in the Season 8 semifinals, with Awad scoring a 43-second knockout over his favored opponent at Bellator 91.
Eight months later, the men will once again do battle to close out Bellator 105, which takes place at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., and airs live on Spike TV. Alexander Sarnavskiy (155.1) and Ricardo Tirloni (155.2) will also be featured on the televised broadcast, as they lock horns in the other lightweight tournament semifinal.
Kickboxing standout Siala-Mou Siliga (263.7) will also see action, as “Mighty Mo” takes on fellow heavyweight Ron Sparks (261.2). Meanwhile, middleweights Keith Berry (185.8) and Eugene Fadiora (184.6) will kick off the televised card. Prior to the Spike TV broadcast, the preliminary draw streams live on Spike.com and is highlighted by bantamweight showdowns pitting Luis Alberto Nogueira (135.9) against Frank Baca (135.3) and Shawn Bunch (135.6) against Steve Garcia (135.1).
Bellator 105 Weigh-In Results:
Saad Awad (155.2) vs. Will Brooks (155.7)
Alexander Sarnavskiy (155.1) vs. Ricardo Tirloni (155.2)
Siala-Mou Siliga (263.7) vs. Ron Sparks (261.2)
Keith Berry (185.8) vs. Eugene Fadiora (184.6)
Desmond Green (146) vs. Angelo Sanchez (145.1)
Joseph Bryant (263.3) vs. Raphael Butler (259.8)
Volkan Oezdemir (205.3) vs. Josh Lanier (205.4)
Luis Alberto Nogueira (135.9) vs. Frank Baca (135.3)
Jesse Brock (135.3) vs. Adrian Cruz (135.4)
Eddie Larrea (180.5) vs. Rocky Ramirez (186)
Steve Garcia (135.1) vs. Shawn Bunch (135.6)