- FIGHTERS ON WEIGHT FOR ROY JONES JR HYBRID EVENT

March 20, 2009
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by MMAWeekly.com Staff
The fighters for Saturday night’s Roy Jones, Jr. boxing/MMA hybrid event weighed in Friday. The event – put on by Square Ring Promotions – takes place at the Pensacola Civic Center in Pensacola, Fla. and will air live on pay-per-view at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET.

Headlining the MMA portion of the card is a pair of heavyweight bouts. Former IFL champion Roy Nelson faces UFC veteran Jeff Monson and former WWE star Bobby Lashley takes on Midwest fighter Jason Guida.

The event’s namesake, Roy Jones, Jr., headlines the boxing portion of the event, facing Omar Sheika in a 12-round bout for the NABO light heavyweight championship.

MMA:
3 X 5 – Heavyweights (PPV)
Roy Nelson (13-3), Las Vegas, NV 262 lbs.
vs.
Jeff Monson (24-6), Olympia, WA 245 ¾ lbs.

3 X 5 – Heavyweights (PPV)
Bobby Lashley (1-0), Parker, CO 251 ½ lbs.
vs.
Jason Guida (17-19), Chicago, IL 232 lbs.

3 X 5 – Featherweights (PPV)
Din Thomas (22-8), Port St. Lucie, FL 144 ¾ lbs.
vs.
Gabe Lemley (13-8), New London, IA 144 ¾ lbs.

3 X 5 – Welterweights (PPV)
Dennis Hallman (48-12-2), Yelm, WA 169 lbs.
vs.
Danny Ruiz (8-3), Ft. Walton Beach, FL 170 lbs.

3 X 5 – Welterweights
James Freeman (Pro Debut), Pensacola, FL 171 ¼ lbs.
vs.
John Mowry (Pro Debut), Pensacola, FL 176 ¾ lbs.

BOXING:
12 Rounds – NABO Light Heavyweight Championship (PPV)
Roy Jones Jr., (52-5, 38 KOs), Pensacola, Florida 173 ¼ lbs.
vs.
Omar Sheika (27-8, 18 KOs), Paterson, NJ 175 lbs.

12 Rounds – NABO Cruiserweight Championship (PPV)
B.J. Flores (22-0, 14 KOs), Las Vegas, NV 199 ¼ lbs.
vs.
Jose Luis Herrera (16-5, 16 KOs), Miami, FL 199 ¼ lbs.

6 Rounds – Bantamweights
Kieyon Bussey (6-0, 4 KOs), Pensacola, FL 122 ¼ lbs.
vs.
Robert DaLuz (11-16, 9 KOs), Jacksonville, FL 123 ½ lbs.

4 Rounds – Super Middleweights
Richmond Dalphone (1-5, 1 KO), Pensacola, FL 173 ¾ lbs.
vs.
Eric Clinton (0-5-1), Tallahassee, FL 173 ¾ lbs.

4 Rounds – Heavyweights
Kelvin Price (4-0, 4 KOs), Pensacola, FL 233 ¾ lbs.
vs.
Kevin Howard (1-1-1, 0 KOs), Montgomery, AL 280 lbs.

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