Lake Charles, La. â€“ The Bellator 69 weigh-ins have been completed from Lake Charles, Louisiana in preparation for Bellatorâ€™s Friday night event at Lâ€™Auberge Casino Resort, which features the Bellator Season 6 Middleweight Tournament Finals between Maiquel Falcao and Andreas Spang. Also, Megumi Fujii will square off against Jessica Aguilar in a womenâ€™s feature fight while Ron Sparks will face Kevin Asplund in a heavyweight matchup. Additionally, a highly-anticipated Bellator Season 6 Welterweight Tournament semifinal will take place as Karl Amoussou takes on David Rickels. Both fighters had choice words for their opponent as Rickels began the verbal sparring.
â€œHe can play head games,â€ Rickels said. â€œI know he has a heart in there. Iâ€™m going to find it and Iâ€™m going to crush it.â€
The imposing Amoussou stared down his opponent and responded: â€œI just know Iâ€™m going to run right through him. Look at him, heâ€™s ugly. Look at his body and look at my body. Iâ€™m going to destroy him.â€
The heated rivalry between Maiquel Falcao and Andreas Spang for the Bellator Season 6 Middleweight Tournament Championship was ignited once again by both fightersâ€™ post weigh-in interviews.
With Spang stepping off the scale and telling the Lâ€™Auberge Casino Resort crowd to â€œexpect fireworks,â€ his opponent Falcao responded: â€œI came to win. If I have to hurt him, I will.â€
Bellator 69 will be broadcast LIVE on Friday, May 18 at 8:00 pm ET/7:00 pm CT on MTV2 and in commercial-free HD on EPIX. The undercard will begin at 7:00 pm ET/ 6:00 pm CT and will be streamed LIVE and FREE around the world on Spike.com.
The full results for Bellator 69 are below:
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)
Womenâ€™s Feature Fight: Megumi Fujii (116) vs. Jessica Aguilar (115.6)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Ron Sparks (264.6) vs. Kevin Asplund (239)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Abe Wagner (248.8) vs. Mark Holata (250.6)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Andrey Koreshkov (170.8) vs. Derrick Krantz (170.8)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Kalvin Hackney (156) vs. Emanuel Brooks (156)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Booker Arthur (145.4) vs. Shanon Slack (146)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Josh Burns (206) vs. Richard Hale (205)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Josh Quayhagen (158.2) vs. Cliff Wright Jr. (155.6)**
*Falcao weighed in at 186 pounds on his second attempt. He originally weighed in at 188 pounds.
**Quayhagen and Wright Jr. have agreed to fight at a catchweight of 158 pounds. There was a 20 percent purse deduction from Quayhagen.
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