Bellator returns Friday, and today fighters todayhit the scale for the official weigh-ins.
Bellator 178 takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs live on Spike following prelims on MMAjunkie. In the main event, featherweight champ Daniel Straus (25-6 MMA, 11-3 BMMA) fights former champ Patricio Freire (25-4 MMA, 13-4 BMMA) for the fourth time.
Straus weighed 145 pounds, and Freire was a pound lighter at 144.
In addition to the official results below, you can watch a replayof the weigh-ins above.
Bellator 178 weigh-in results included:
MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET)
  • Champ Daniel Straus (145) vs. Patricio Freire (144) for featherweight title
  • Ilima MacFarlane (126) vs. Jessica Middleton (126)
  • Dominic Mazzotta (146) vs. A.J. McKee (146)
  • Saad Awad (164.5) vs. Ryan Quinn (164.5)

PRELIMINARY CARD (MMAjunkie, 6:50 p.m. ET)
  • Nick Alley (167) vs. Kastriot Xhema (165)
  • Mak Kelleher (149.75) vs. Don Shainis (149.5)
  • Regivaldo Carvalho (149.75) vs. Jay Perrin (140)
  • Kemran Lachinov (164.5) vs. Sam Watford (164)
  • Remo Cardarelli (124) vs. John Lopez (125.5)
  • Chris Foster (145) vs. Shane Manley (146)
  • Tom English (146) vs. Blair Tugman (146)
  • Tim Caron (195) vs. Jordan Young (195)
  • David Mundell (184.25) vs. Ed Ruth (185.5)
  • Branko Busick (220) vs. Tyrell Fortune (244.5)
  • Billy Giovanella (124.75) vs. Josh Ricci (126)
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