Huerta, Hinton Cleared for Bellator Season 2 Debut

By Staff Apr 7, 2010
Photo Courtesy: Bellator

UFC veteran Roger Huerta and Chad Hinton successfully made weight on Wednesday at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., making official the main event of Bellator’s second season debut.

Both Huerta (20-3-1, 1 NC) and Hinton (6-0) exited the scales at 155.25 pounds.

The rest of the tournament fighters followed suit, all coming in under the limit of 156 pounds.

Bellator 13 will air live on Fox Sports Net at 8 p.m. ET. Follow-up shows will air Sunday morning on NBC (3 a.m. ET) and Telemundo (1 a.m. ET).

Tournament Bouts:
Roger Huerta (155.25) vs. Chad Hinton (155.25)
Joe Warren (144.5) vs. John Eric Marriott (144.75)
Bao Quach (145.25) vs. Georgi Karakhanyan (145)
Carey Vanier (154.5) vs. Joe Duarte (156)

Preliminary Bouts:
Ralph Acosta (139.75) vs. Chris Manuel (135.5)
Moyses Gabin (184) vs. Mikey Gomez (187)*
John Kelly (170.25) vs. Edson Diniz (172.25)
Vagner Rocha (168.5) vs. Francisco Soares (171.25)

*The Gomez-Gabin fight will be held at a 187-pound catch-weight.
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