All main card fighters made weight on Wednesday ahead of Bellator Fighting Championships 26 in Kansas City, Missouri.
In the main event, Mike Hayes and Alexey Oleinik will fight to decide the final spot in this season's heavyweight tournament. Also on the televised card, Lisa Ward and Aisling Daly finish out the first round of the women's 115-pound bracket, and locals Danny Tims and Jose Vega kick off Bellator's first 135-pound tourney in a rematch of a bout from 2008 which Vega won.
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Mike Hayes (238 lbs.) vs. Alexey Oleinik (230 lbs.)
Jose Vega (134.75 lbs.) vs. Danny Tims (135.5 lbs.)
Tyler Stinson (173 lbs.) vs. Steve Carl (174 lbs.)*
Lisa Ward (114 lbs.) vs. Aisling Daly (115 lbs.)
Zak Cummings (181 lbs.) vs. Rudy Bears (182 lbs.)
Kevin Croom (145 lbs.) vs. Brian Davidson (145 lbs.)
John Ott (184.75 lbs.) vs. Brian Imes (185 lbs.)
Demetrius Richards (201 lbs.) vs. Jeb Chiles (203 lbs.)
* 175-pound catchweight bout. Stinson is a late replacement for Rory Markham, who was not medically cleared to fight.