UFC on FOX 4 Weigh-in Results for Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Fight Card
The UFC will take its show to the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday for UFC on FOX 4. Headlining the fight card will be two light-heavyweight scraps. In the main event Mauricio "Shogun" Rua will face Brandon Vera, while in the co-main event Lyoto Machida will meet Ryan Bader.
UFC president Dana White has said that the fighter that is most impressive in victory in these fights will move on to face the winner of the September 1 title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Dan Henderson. For Rua and Machida, that would mean a shot at regaining the title they both once held, while for Vera and Bader it would mark their first shot at UFC gold.
Also appearing on the FOX portion of the card will be a lightweight bout between Joe Lauzon and the resurgent Jamie Varner. Opening the FOX televised card will be Mike Swick versus DaMarques Johnson.
Full weigh-in results
Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (205) vs. Brandon Vera (203.8)
Lyoto Machida (201) vs. Ryan Bader (205)
Joe Lauzon (155.8) vs. Jamie Varner (156)
Mike Swick (170) vs. DaMarques Johnson (171)
Cole Miller (145) vs. Nam Phan (145)
Phil Davis (205.5) vs. Wagner Prado (205)
Josh Grispi (146) vs. Rani Yahya (145.5)
Phil De Fries (235) vs. Oli Thompson (232)
Manny Gamburyan (145.5) vs. Michihiro Omigawa (145.5)
Ulysses Gomez (125.5) vs. John Moraga (125.5)
Time for the main event. Up first is Brandon Vera, who comes in at 203.8. His opponent, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua checks in at 205.
We are up to the co-main event. First to the scale is Ryan Bader and he comes in at 205. Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida. Machida takes a drink before he steps onto the scale and comes in at 201.
We drop to the lightweight division for the next bout, Joe Lauzon vs. Jamie Varner. Varner comes in at 156, while Lauzon weighs in at 155.8.
On to the FOX card. Up first is a welterweight bout between Mike Swick and DaMarques Johnson. Johnson steps on the scale first and comes in at 171. Swick, who has not fought in more than two years gets a round of applause as he takes the scale. Swick comes in at 170.
Next up is about between Nam Phan and Cole Miller. Phan hits the scale at 145, while Miller comes in at 145 as well. Miller has a huge height advantage in this one.
Next up is a bout at light heavyweight as Wagner Prado makes his UFC debut against Phil Davis. Prado comes in at 205 and hits a side pose on the scale, never a good idea when Phil Davis is following you to the stage, but especially a bad idea in the case of Prado. Davis weighs in at 205.5.
We drop to the featherweight division for the next bout. First up is Rani Yahya, he comes in at 145.5, while his opponent, Josh Grispi checks in at 146.
On to the heavyweight division. First up is Oli Thompson, who come is at 232. Phil De Fries is next to take the scale and he comes in at 235.
Next up is Michihiro Omigawa who checks in at 145.5. His opponent, Manny Gamburyan, joined on stage by Ronda Rousey, comes in at the same weight.
The UFC crew hits the stage. Dana White sporting a shirt featureing Ronda Rousey's ESPN cover.
The first fighters to hit the scale will be Ulysses Gomez and John Moraga. Moraga tips the scale at 125.5, while Gomez checks in at 125.5 as well.
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