Bellator 59 gets green light after all competitors make weight

Atlantic City, New Jersey will trade in the faux fighting of Jack Dempsey‘s character on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire for a some genuine fisticuffs in the form of Bellator 59, an event this Saturday night headlined by a pair of Season 5 finals as well as bouts featuring two UFC veterans.

All of the scheduled competitors hit their necessary weigh-related marks earlier today meaning things will go on as planned.

Bellator 59 will feature Thiago Santos vs. Eric Prindle for the right to take on heavyweight champion Cole Konrad in one tournament final while Olympian Alexis Vila and Brazilian youngster Eduardo Dantas mix it up on the bantamweight side of things. Other match-ups include Phillipe Nover vs. Marcin Held and Kurt Pellegrino vs. Patricky Freire.

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Read below for a rundown of results rounded to the nearest quarter-pound:

Gregory Milliard (185.5) vs. Brandon Saling (183.5)
Scott Heckman (146) vs. Brylan Van Artsdalen (145.25)
Lucas Pimenta (173) vs. Doug Gordon (174)
LeVon Maynard (171) vs. Chris Wing (170.5)
Karl Amoussou (174.5) vs. Jesus Martinez (175.5)
Marcin Held (156) vs. Phillipe Nover (155.5)
Patricky Freire (155) vs. Kurt Pellegrino (155)
Eduardo Dantas (136) vs. Alexis Vila (135)
Eric Prindle (264.75) vs. Thiago Santos (264.75)