UFC on FX 2 Weigh-In Results for Thiago Alves vs. Martin Kampmann Fight Card
The UFC will travel to Sydney, Australia, for the UFC on FX 2 fight card. The card, headlined by a main event between welterweight competitors Thiago Alves and Martin Kampmann, will take place on Saturday, March 3 in Australia, but due to the differing time zones it will be broadcast in North American on Friday, March 2.
Alves and Kampmann will both look to capitalize on victories in their last bouts. Alves defeated UFC newcomer Papy Abedi in his last fight, while Kampmann is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Rick Story.
In addition to the main event, the card will feature the first two flyweight fights in the UFC's history as Joseph Benavidez takes on Yasuhiro Urushitani and Demetrious Johnson meets Ian McCall in the first round of the UFC flyweight tournament. The victors will meet at a later date, with the winner of that bout being crowned the UFC flyweight champion.
Full fight card:
Thiago Alves (170.5) vs. Martin Kampmann (170.5)
Joseph Benavidez (125.5) vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani (125.5)
Demetrious Johnson (125.5) vs. Ian McCall (125.5)
Court McGee (184.5) vs. Constantinos Philippou (185.5)
Aaron Rosa (205.5) vs. James Te Huna (206)
Nick Penner (203.5) vs. Anthony Perosh (205)
Cole Miller (146) vs. Steven Siler (146)
Andrew Craig (185) vs. Kyle Noke (185)
Jake Hecht (171) vs. T.J. Waldburger (170)
Daniel Pineda (146) vs. Mackens Semerzier (146)
Shawn Jordan (245.5) vs. Oli Thompson (235)
Time for the main event. Martin Kampmann is the first to hit the scale and he weighs in at 170.5. Thiago Alves enters with Mike Dolce in tow and no issues this time for Alves as he weighs in at 170.5 as well.
Another flyweight bout follows. First up is Yaushiro Urushitani who comes in at 125.5. Joseph Benavidez comes up next and he comes in at 125.5.
Next up is the first flyweight bout of the tournament. First to step on the scale is Ian McCall who weighs 125.5. Next to the scale is Demetrious Johnson who comes in at the same weight.
On to the main card and the first fight is a middleweight bout. First to take the scale is Constantinos Philippou and he comes in at 185.5. Next up is Court McGee and he comes in at 184.5.
Another light heavyweight bout is next. Aaron Rosa takes to the scale first and checks in at 205.5. His opponent, James Te Huna and he comes in at 206.
Next up is Nick Penner vs. Anthony Perosh. Penner is first on the scale and he comes in 203.5. Perosh hears applause from the crowd and he weighs in at 205.
Dana White has made it to the stage.
The next fight will be contested at the featherweight limit. First to step on the scale is Steven Siler and he steps lightly on the scale, weighing in at 146. Cole Miller is next and he also weighs in at 146.
Middleweights are next and Andrew Craig, fighting for the first time in the UFC, weighs in at 185, his opponent, Ausralia's own Kyle Noke comes in at 185 as well.
Next up we have Jake Hecht versus T.J. Waldburger. Hecht hits the scale first and comes in at 171, Waldburger comes in at 170.
Next up we have a featherweight bout and Daniel Pineda weighs in at 146, his opponent Mackens Semerzier comes in at 146 as well.
Joe Silva is handling the staredown duties in White's absence.
Jon Anik handles emcee duties tonight in Australia and get right down to business with a heavyweight bout as Shawn Jordan steps on the scale at 245.5 pounds. Oli Thompson is next up, weighing in for his UFC debut and he weighs in at 235.
By the way, no Dana White tonight as he tweeted that he was stuck in traffic.
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