A.J. McKee, Patricio Freire on point

SAN JOSE, Calif. – MMA Junkie was on scene and documented live from Thursday’s official Bellator 277 fighter weigh-ins.

The weigh-ins took spot at the Bellator host lodge in San Jose, Calif. The nearby SAP Middle hosts Friday’s event, which has a key card on Showtime adhering to prelims on MMA Junkie.

Between people who weighed in were being featherweight winner A.J. McKee (18- MMA, 18- BMMA) and previous champ Patricio Freire (32-5 MMA, 20-5 BMMA), who fulfill in a rematch of their July 2021 bout.

McKee was the initially of all fighters to weigh in, and came in under the championship restrict with a loud roar. Freire weighed in, in the center of the Bellator 277 pack, but also arrived in lighter than essential.

Light heavyweight champ Vadim Nemkov (15-2 MMA, 7- BMMA) and Corey Anderson (16-5 MMA, 3- BMMA), who battle for the title in the 205-pound grand prix last, also strike their marks with seemingly-relative ease. Nemkov arrived in light-weight, soon right before Anderson hit 205 lbs on the nose.

All 28 fighters scheduled to contend Friday designed excess weight in underneath 45 minutes.

The full Bellator 277 weigh-in effects include things like:

Most important CARD (Showtime, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Champ A.J. McKee (144.4) vs. Patricio Freire (144.6) – for featherweight title
  • Champ Vadim Nemkov (204.4) vs. Corey Anderson (205) – for light-weight heavyweight title light heavyweight match closing
  • Adli Edwards (149.6) vs. Aaron Pico (149.4)
  • Tim Johnson (260) vs. Linton Vassell (239.6)


  • Gaston Bolanos (144.4) vs. Daniel Carey (144.8)
  • Rakim Cleveland (238.6) vs. Tyrell Fortune (258)
  • Rafael Carvalho (206) vs. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov (205.4)
  • Kyle Crutchmer (170.5) vs. Michael Lombardo (170.3)
  • Calob Ramirez (135.7) vs. Bobby Seronio III (135.8)
  • Rhalan Gracie (170) vs. Tyson Miller (170.4)
  • Edwin De Los Santos (124.8) vs. Alberto Mendez (124.5)
  • Socrates Hernandez (145.5) vs. Rogelio Luna (145)
  • Laird Anderson (145) vs. JT Donaldson (144.6)
  • Alan Benson (203.4) vs. Theo Haig (201.5)