Georgi Karakhanyan and Lance Palmer were on point for their WSOF featherweight title fight. | Jeff Sherwood/Sherdog.com
Georgi Karakhanyan and Lance Palmer will collide as planned in the World Series of Fighting 7 headliner, as both featherweight title contenders were cleared to compete at Friday’s pre-fight weigh-ins.
Karakhanyan tipped the scales at 144.7 pounds, while Palmer checked in slightly lighter at 144.6. The featherweights will battle over the inaugural World Series of Fighting 145-pound title to close out Saturday night’s event, which takes place at the PNE Agrodome in Vancouver, British Columbia, and airs live on NBC Sports Network.
The WSOF’s Canadian debut will also showcase the delayed middleweight tournament semifinal between UFC veteran Jesse Taylor (185.7) and ex-MFC champ Elvis Mutapcic (185.6), as well as a lightweight clash pitting unbeaten prospect Nick Newell (155.8) against nine-fight pro Sabah Fadai (155).
Prior to the televised card, the evening’s preliminary offering streams live and free on Sherdog.com, highlighted by a welterweight matchup between “Ultimate Fighter 16” alumnus Mike Hill (169.2) and Richard Arsenault (169.8).
WSOF 7 Weigh-In Results:Georgi Karakhanyan (144.7) vs. Lance Palmer (144.6)
Jesse Taylor (185.7) vs. Elvis Mutapcic (185.6)
Nick Newell (155.8) vs. Sabah Fadai (155)
Dwayne Lewis (205) vs. Kalib Starnes (205)
Shawn Albrecht (155.6) vs. Gabriel Solorio (154.8)
Mike Hill (169.2) vs. Richard Arsenault (169.8)
Matt Baker (185.8) vs. David Perron (185.8)
Dan Ring (155.5) vs. Myles Merola (155.7)
Micah Brakefield (185.4) vs. Brendan Kornberger (184.5)