Bellator: Dynamite 2 + Bellator Kickboxing Weigh-ins (photos)

Bellator: Dynamite 2 + Bellator Kickboxing

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The official weigh-ins for “Bellator: Dynamite 2” and “Bellator Kickboxing: St. Louis” took place this afternoon in front of a packed house at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. All competitors are now ready for action tomorrow with both events starting LIVE and FREE on SPIKE starting at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT.

A heavyweight slugfest pitting “Rampage” Jackson (36-11) against Satoshi Ishii (14-5-1) will headline the “Bellator: Dynamite 2” portion, which will feature both a mixed martial arts cage and kickboxing ring inside Scottrade Center. In the evening’s co-main event, Michael Chandler (14-3) will face Patricky “Pitbull” Freire (16-7) with the Lightweight World Title on the line. In addition, Carl Seumanutafa (10-6) challenges former NFL player Matt Mitrione (9-5) in heavyweight slugfest, while Ilima Macfalane (3-0) and Rebecca Ruth (6-1) round out the electric mixed martial arts portion of the main card.

In the kickboxing portion of “Bellator: Dynamite 2,” Kevin Ross (31-9) will meet Justin Houghton (7-2) at featherweight, while the woman with Dynamite in her nickname, Denise Kielholtz (44-2) will go to war with Gloria Peritore (10-1-1) at flyweight.

Immediately following the conclusion of “Bellator: Dynamite 2,” Joe Schilling (27-8) and Hisaki Kato (6-2 MMA) will kick-off “Bellator Kickboxing: St. Louis” in a rematch of sorts, while World Combat League veteran Raymond Daniels (11-3) takes on Italian knockout specialist Stefano Bruno (23-2-1). Finally, Sarah Howell will make her professional debut in a flyweight feature bout with Keri Melendez (3-1).

“Dynamite 2” Main Card:
(Live on SPIKE – 8 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. CT)

  • Bellator MMA Heavyweight Main Event: “Rampage” Jackson (225) vs. Satoshi Ishii (222.8)
  • Bellator MMA Lightweight World Title Bout: Michael Chandler (154.7) vs. Patricky “Pitbull” Freire (155)
  • Bellator MMA Heavyweight Feature Bout: Matt Mitrione (255.9) vs. Carl Seumanutafa (254.7)
  • Bellator Kickboxing Lightweight Feature Bout: Kevin Ross (145) vs. Justin Houghton (145.6)
  • Bellator Kickboxing Flyweight Feature Bout: Denise Kielholtz (124.1) vs. Gloria Peritore (122.6)
  • Bellator MMA Bantamweight Feature Bout: Rebecca Ruth (124.9) vs. Ilima Macfarlane (126)

“Bellator Kickboxing: St. Louis” Main Card:
(Live on SPIKE — Immediately After “Dynamite 2”)

  • Bellator Kickboxing Middleweight Feature Bout: Joe Schilling (185) vs. Hisaki Kato (184.9)
  • Bellator Kickboxing Welterweight Feature Bout: Raymond Daniels (170.5) vs. Stefano Bruno (171)
  • Bellator Kickboxing Flyweight Feature Bout: Keri Melendez (120) vs. Sarah Howell (120)

Preliminary Card:
( – 6:15 p.m. ET/5:15 p.m. CT)

  • Bellator MMA Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Justin Lawrence (145.5) vs. Isao Kobayashi (145.2)
  • Bellator MMA Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Jordan Dowdy (170) vs. Guilherme “Bomba” (169.4)
  • Bellator MMA Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Kevin Engel (170.7) vs. Chel Erwin-Davis (170.6)
  • Bellator MMA Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Matt Murphy (136.9) vs. Justin Robbins (135.4)
  • Bellator MMA Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Joaquin Buckley (172.3) vs. Chris Heatherly (179.6)
  • Bellator MMA 130-pound Preliminary Bout: Michelle Pearce (129.9) vs. Katy Collins (129.8)
  • Bellator MMA 170-pound Preliminary Bout: Brad Jones (167.3) vs. Tyler Claussen (169.7)
  • Bellator MMA Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Jason Christeson (185.6) vs. Dewayne Diggs (185.1)
  • Bellator MMA Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Lee Burns (253.8) vs. Byron Stevens (263.7)
  • Bellator MMA Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Steven Mann (170.6) vs. Mike Estus (177)
  • Bellator MMA Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Rashard Lovelace (144.9) vs. Garret Mueller (145.9)
  • Bellator MMA Strawweight Preliminary Bout: Nikki Smith (110) vs. Ashley Cummins (109)
  • Bellator Kickboxing Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Elmir Kulosman (175.7) vs. Darryl Cobb (175.6)
  • Bellator Kickboxing Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Tara Walker (128.6) vs. Mimi Kutzin (124)

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