UFC on Fuel TV 5: Weigh-in Results for Stefan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic Fight Card
The UFC will head to England on Saturday, Sept. 29, for the fifth installment of UFC on Fuel.
Headlining the fight card will be a heavyweight scrap between Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic. In the co-main event, Dan Hardy will compete in his hometown of Nottingham for the first time since 2008, facing former winner of The Ultimate Fighter, Amir Sadollah.
Full Weigh-in Results:
Stipe Miocic (239) vs. Stefan Struve (251)
Dan Hardy (169) vs. Amir Sadollah (169)
Yves Jabouin (136) vs. Brad Pickett (135)
Paul Sass (156) vs. Matt Wiman (156)
John Hathaway (169) vs. John Maguire (169)
Duane Ludwig (169) vs. Che Mills (170)
Kyle Kingsbury (204) vs. Jimi Manuwa (204)
Akira Corassani (144) vs. Andy Ogle (144)
Brad Tavares (185) vs. Tom Watson (186)
DaMarques Johnson (183) vs. Gunnar Nelson (175) - catchweight of 175 pounds
Robert Peralta (144) vs. Jason Young (145)
Now to the main event, a heavyweight scrap between two finishers, Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic. In the introduction to the weigh-ins we learned that Struve is still growing and that he now stands at an even seven feet tall.
The unbeaten Miocic weighs in at 239, while Stefan Struve checks in at 251.
On to the co-main event. Amir Sadollah takes to the scale first and he comes in at 169. His opponent, Dan Hardy, fighting in his home town, comes in at 169 as well.
To the bantamweights for the next matchup. First to the scale is Yves Jabouin and he looks to win the crowd over with some Union Jack trunks as he checks in at 136. Brad Pickett receives a nice hand from the crowd as he tips the scale at 135.
Down to the lightweights for the next bout and first to the scale is Matt Wiman. Wiman weighs in at 156, while his opponnent, Paul Sass comes in at 156 as well.
The next fight is the only fight that will feature two Brits facing each other. First to the scale is John Maguire and he comes in at 169 for his welterweight bout against John Hathaway. Hathaway weighs in at 169 as well.
The first fight on the Fuel card will take place at the welterweight limit. First to the scale is Duane Ludwig and he's in at 169. Che Mills is next to the scale and he comes in at 170.
Up to the 205 pound division and another UFC debut as Jimi Manuwa makes his way to the scale. Manuwa comes in at 204, while his opponent Kyle Kingsbury tips the scale at 204 and that weight includes a pretty impressive beard.
On to the featerweights, and Akira Corassani will finally make his UFC debut. The man you loved to hate on TUF weighs in at 144. His opponent, Andy Ogle, hears the applause from the crowd as he tips the scale at 144.
On the middleweight division and first to the scale is Brad Tavares and he weighs in at 185. Former BAMMA champ, Tom "Kong" Watson, making his UFC debut, weighs in at 186, while sporting some argyle socks as he hits the scale.
The next fight is a catchweight bout and the first fighter to the scale is Gunnar Nelson, who will be making his UFC debut on Saturday. Nelson weighs in at 175, while his opponent DaMarques Johnson checks in at 183.
Weigh-ins are ready to kick off with a fight in the featherweight division.
Robert Peralta is the first fighter to the scale and he checks in at 144, his opponent Jason Young gets a healthy cheer from the Nottingham crowd and he's in at 145.
The staredown is a little tense.
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