Bellator 69: Falcao vs. Spang Weigh-In ResultsPosted on May 17, 2012, 08:04 PM by Mike Searson
Bellator 69 weigh-ins for Bellator’s Friday night event at L’Auberge Casino Resort, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. This card features the Bellator Season 6 Middleweight Tournament Finals between Maiquel Falcao and Andreas Spang. According to a Bellator Press Release, rivalry between the two heated up during the post weigh-in media interviews. Spang stepped off the scale and told the crowd that they could “expect fireworks,” to which Falcao responded: “I came to win. If I have to hurt him, I will.”
Not to be outdone, in the Welterweight Semi-finals, David Rickels had words for his opponent, Karl Amoussou. Rickels told the crowd: “He can play head games. I know he has a heart in there. I’m going to find it and I’m going to crush it.”
Amoussou stared down Rickels and said: “I just know I’m going to run right through him. Look at him, he’s ugly. Look at his body and look at my body. I’m going to destroy him."
In a women’s feature fight on the card, Megumi Fujii will take on Jessica Aguilar. Fujji has been studying Judo under the tutelage of her father from the age of 3. She is proficient in jiujitsu, Sambo and catch wrestling as well. Aguilar is a purple belt in Brazilian jiujitsu and has an impressive stand-up game.
The full weigh-in results for Bellator 69 are as follows:
Main Card (to air on MTV2 at 8:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. CT):
Middleweight Tournament Final Fight: Maiquel Falcao (186 lbs.) vs. Andreas Spang (185.8 lbs.)
Welterweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: David Rickels (170.6) vs. Karl Amoussou (170)
Heavyweight Fight: Ron Sparks (264.6) vs. Kevin Asplund (239)
Undercard (to air on Spike.com at 7:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. CT):
Heavyweight Fight: Abe Wagner (248.8) vs. Mark Holata (250.6)
Welterweight Fight: Andrey Koreshkov (170.8) vs. Derrick Krantz (170.8)
Lightweight Fight: Kalvin Hackney (156) vs. Emanuel Brooks (156)
Featherweight Fight: Booker Arthur (145.4) vs. Shanon Slack (146)
Light Heavyweight Fight: Josh Burns (206) vs. Richard Hale (205)
Lightweight Fight: Josh Quayhagen (158.2) vs. Cliff Wright Jr. (155.6)
The Quayhagen and Wright bout had to be changed to an agreed upon catchweight fight at 158 pounds. There was a 20% purse deduction from Quayhagen, who came in 3 lbs over the agreed upon weight of 155.