UFC 150 Weigh-in Results for Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar Fight Card
The UFC hits Denver on Saturday night for UFC 150. Headlining the fight card will be a title bout in the UFC's lightweight division, as champion Benson Henderson puts his title on the line against the man he defeated for the belt, Frankie Edgar.
Henderson wrested the title from Edgar at UFC 144, earning a unanimous decision victory. The fight was also declared "Fight of the Night," earning each fighter a tidy $65,000 bonus.
Saturday's co-main event will also feature a pair of lightweights, as former training partners Donald Cerrone and Melvin Guillard square off. If you think the friendship between the two fighters is going to cause them to hold back, you can think again: both fighters have made it clear that they will be looking to end this fight early.
UFC 150 will feature eight other bouts, including Jake Shields’ return to the middleweight division as he faces off against Ed Herman.
Full Weigh-in Results
Benson Henderson (154.4) vs. Frankie Edgar (154.6)
Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Melvin Guillard (157.5)*
Jake Shields (185) vs. Ed Herman (185)
Yushin Okami (185) vs. Buddy Roberts (184)
Justin Lawrence (145) vs. Max Holloway (145)
Dennis Bermudez (145) vs. Tommy Hayden (144)
Jared Hamman (184) vs. Michael Kuiper (185)
Ken Stone (135) vs. Erik Perez (135)
Dustin Pague (136) vs. Chico Camus (135)
Nik Lentz (145) vs. Eiji Mitsuoka (145)
*Guillard will be given additional time to make the 156 pound limit
Fuel TV reports that Guillard will give up 10 percent of his purse as Cerrone has agreed to fight at catchweight.
Dana White comes across as pretty forgiving of this one as Guillard took this fight after competing on July 7.
On to the main event. First to the scale is former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar who comes in at 154.6. His opponent, the current UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson comes in at 154.4. The two engage in a pretty intense staredown.
On to the co-main event, a lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Melvin Guillard. Guillard looks nervous as he sits the scale and he should because he checks in at 157.5. Guillard doesn't even try to get the towel out for a second attempt. Cerrone has no problem making the 155 limit.
The two shake hands and embrace before a rather casual staredown.
Guillard has one hour to get down to 156.
Another middleweight bout is up next. Ed Herman makes his way to the scale and comes in at 185. His opponent, returning to middleweight, is Jake Shields. Shields comes in at 185 as well.
Up to the middleweight division for Yushin Okami versus Buddy Roberts. Roberts comes in at 184. Okami gets a nice hand from the crowd before he steps on the scale. Okami weighs in at 185.
On to the pay per view card. First up we have Max Holloway, who comes in at 145, his opponent Justin Lawrence comes in at 145 as well.
Down to the featherweight limit for Dennis Bermudez vs. Tom Hayden. Hayden comes in at 144 pounds, while Bermudez comes in at 145. Hayden needs some work on that tan...or lack thereof.
Up to the middleweight division for the next fight. First to the stage is Michael Kuiper who checks in at 185. His opponent, Jared Hamman weighs in at 184.
Another bantamweight bout is up next. First to take the scale is Erik Perez. Perez comes in at 135, while his opponent Ken Stone checks in at 135 as well.
First to the scale is Chico Camus and he comes in at 135. His opponent, Dustin Pague hits the scale at 136, probably would have been 135 had he not been wearing the shades.
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