Several Fighters Fail to Make Weight for Cage Warriors 50
Fight Network Staff / December 7, 2012 - 12:31pm
Cage Warriors 50 airs live Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on Fight Network.
Both fighters tipped the scales at 130.7lbs ahead of their 130lbs catchweight bout, which headlines Cage Warriors' first ever event in Scotland on Saturday at the Kelvin Hall.
Several fighters failed to make weight at the first attempt, including co-main event competitor Wilson Reis. The Bellator veteran weighed in at 140.2lbs for his bantamweight meeting with Owen Roddy. Reis opted not to cut any more weight so 40% of his purse will pass to Roddy.
130lbs catchweight: Paul McVeigh (130.7lbs) v Brandon Hempleman (130.7lbs)
Bantamweight: Wilson Reis (140.2lbs) v Owen Roddy (135.1lbs)*
Welterweight: Aaron Wilkinson (170.8lbs) v Alan Johnston (170.7lbs)
Middleweight: Denniston Sutherland (187.9lbs) v Scott Askham (185.3lbs)**
Featherweight: Nathan Beer (149.2lbs) v Graham Turner (145.6lbs)***
175lbs catchweight: Avi Jack (176lbs) v Dan Hope (174.8lbs)
141.2lbs catchweight: Alex Enlund (140.7lbs) v Ahsan Gilani (141.2lbs)****
Flyweight: Andy Young (125.6lbs) v Mark Connor (125.9lbs)
Featherweight: Sean McDonald (145.8lbs) v Alex Davidson (145.1lbs)*****
* Reis misses weight, surrenders 40% of purse to Roddy
** Sutherland has until 5pm (UK) to cut 1.9lbs
*** Beer misses weight, surrenders 25% of purse to Turner
**** Revised catchweight agreed as Gilani was a late replacement
***** Davidson initially weighed in at 146.8lbs
A limited number of tickets for Cage Warriors 50 will be available tomorrow at the Kelvin Hall subject to availability. The main card will stream live and worldwide on MMA Junkie at 9pm (UK).
Video and photos from today's weigh-ins to follow...
Photo: Dolly Clew / Cage Warriors