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- SYLVIA OVER 300 POUNDS FOR BOUT WITH MERCER

Posted on by MMAWeekly.com Staff

by MMAWeekly.com Staff
After months of sorting everything out, Adrenaline MMA III is set to take place on Saturday night in Birmingham, Ala.

After New Jersey, the original location of Adrenaline MMA III, refused to sanction the main event boxing match between former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia and former boxing world champion Ray Mercer, the show’s promoter, Monte Cox, moved the event to Alabama. After more issues with sanctioning earlier this week, the bout was changed to a mixed martial arts contest instead.

The fighters weighed in for the event on Friday with Sylvia tipping the scales at 310.6 pounds, much heavier than he’s been used to fighting at recently. His opponent, Mercer, weighed in a full 54 pounds lighter at 256.6.

Highlighting the undercard are bouts featuring UFC veterans Jeremy Horn, Rich Clementi, and Roberto Traven.

ADRENALINE MMA III
Official weigh-ins

Amateur bouts:
-Daniel Ritchie 171, Adrian Miles 171
-Barry Clifford 166.4, Matt Smart 170.8
-Keith Cunagin 182, Cory Hamrick 180.4
-Justin Traweek 335, Brandon Esch 302
-Ron Mitchell 226.8, Brandon Powell 236.8

Main card bouts:
-Tuan Pfam 126, Sean Hall 123.6
-Nick Rossborough 184.6, Keith Johnson 182.6
-Josh Barnes 270, Brad Tidwell 330
-Juan Zapata 160, Joe Jordan 170.8
-Bryan Goldsby 135.6, Joey Marimberga 136
-John Salter 184.6, Roberto Traven 183
-Sasuke Zapata 165.6, Rich Clementi 170.2
-Chris Davis 203.2, Jeremy Horn 204.8

Main event:
-Ray Mercer 256.6, Tim Sylvia 310.6

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