UFC on Fuel 6 Weigh-in Results for Rich Franklin vs Cung Le Fight Card
The UFC travels to Macao, China this weekend for UFC on Fuel 6. The fight card will be highlighted by a main event between two former champions, as former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin will face off against former Strikeforce middleweight champ Cung Le.
In the fight card’s co-main event, Thiago Silva will meet the unbeaten Stanislav Nedkov.
The card will have a definite international flavor, as fighters from six countries and one U.S. territory will head to Macao to compete. Represented will be the United States, Brazil, Bulgaria, South Korea, Japan, China and Guam.
UFC on Fuel 6 Full Weigh-In Results
Rich Franklin (185) vs. Cung Le (186)
Stanislav Nedkov (203) vs. Thiago Silva (205)
Dong Hyum Kim (170.5) vs. Paulo Thiago (169.5)
Mac Danzig (155) vs. Takanori Gomi (155)
Jon Tuck (156) vs. Tiequan Zhang (155)
Jeff Hougland (135) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (135.5)
Alex Caceres (136) vs. Motonobu Tezuka (135.5)
John Lineker (126) vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani (125.5)
Tom DeBlass (185) vs. Riki Fukuda (186)
Fuel TV announced that Hyun Gu Lim was unable to take part in the weigh-in under the order of a doctor. The report indicated that the UFC requested David Mitchell remain on weight, but no further information was given. With the weigh-in being complete it appears that Mitchell will not be competing on the Macao fight card.
To wrap things up we have the middleweight main event between Rich Franklin and Cung Le. Le is first to hit the scale and he comes in at 186 pounds, while Rich Franklin checks in at 185. The grinning combatants exchange a handshake and a hug at their less than intense staredown.
We are now up to the co-main event. First to the scale is the unbeaten Stanislav Nedkov, who weighs in at 203. Nedkov's opponent, Thiago Silva is next to the stage and he weighs in at 205.
We move up to the welterweights for the next bout. First to the scale is Paulo Thiago. Thiago comes in at 169.5, while Dong Hyun Kim checks in at 170.5.
Another lightweight battle is next. TUF season six winner Mac Danzig is first to hit the stage and he weighs in at 155, while his opponent, Takanori Gomi comes in at the same weight.
Next up we have Jon Tuck vs. Tiequan Zhang. Tuck comes in at 156 while wearing a rather heavy looking necklace. Zhang steps to the scale and receives some cheers as he comes in at 155.
On to the main card. The first fight will be a bantamweight contest between Jeff Hougland and Takeya Mizugaki. Hougland comes to the stage first and checks in at 135, for his part Mizugaki weighs in at 135.5.
The staredown between the fighters, like all the others before it, are without incident.
On to a bantamweight scrap. Motonobu Tezuka takes to the scale for his UFC debut and weighs in at 135.5, while the always smiling Alex Caceres comes in at 136 after asking for the towel to come out.
Next up is John Lineker vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani. Lineker takes to the scale first and asks for the towel right away and he makes weight at 126, while Urushitani makes weight at 125.5.
Alright, it's 5:09 am on the East Coast and the fighters are ready to hit the scale. First up is Tom DeBlass and he weighs in at 185. His opponent, Riki Fukuda comes in at 186.
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