UFC on FX 7 Weigh-In Results for Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping Fight Card
The UFC is in Brazil for its first event of 2013. The card, which will be broadcast on FX on Saturday night, will be headlined by a middleweight bout between Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping.
A Bisping win will earn him a long desired shot at UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, while Belfort is most likely fighting for little more than pride. Well, pride and a hefty paycheck.
UFC on FX 7 Full Weigh-In Results:
Vitor Belfort (185) vs. Michael Bisping (186)
C.B. Dollaway (186) vs. Daniel Sarafian (186)
Gabriel Gonzaga (255) vs. Ben Rothwell (258)
Khabib Nurmagomedov (155) vs. Thiago Tavares (155)
Godofredo Castro (145) vs. Milton Vieira (146)
Andrew Craig (185) vs. Ronny Markes (186)
Nik Lentz (145) vs. Diego Nunes (145)
Edson Barboza (154) vs. Lucas Martins (154)
Yuri Alcantara (135) vs. Pedro Nobre (136)
Ildemar Alcantara (201) vs. Wagner Prado (206)
C.J. Keith (157)* vs. Francisco Trinaldo (154.5)
*Has one hour to drop one pound
Time for the main event, Michael Bisping hits the stage and receives no love from the crowd. He comes in at 186. Vitor Belfort takes to the stage and heads some loud applause. Belfort, rocking the mohawk, weighs in at 185. Bisping jaws away at Belfort during the staredown, but no fireworks erupt.
Middleweight co-main event between C.B. Dollaway and Daniel Sarafian. Dollaway hears some negative feedback from the crowd before he weighs in at 186. Sarafian gets the opposite reception from the crowd and he checks in at 186 as well.
Heavyweights up next. First to the scale is Ben Rothwell, who comes in at 258. Gabriel Gonzaga hits the scale at 255.
We are on to the main card with this next one, a lightweight bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Thiago Tavares. Nurmagomedov weighs in at 155, while Tavares is in at the same weight.
Down to the featherweights for the next one, Godofredo Castro vs. Milton Vieira. Vieira comes in at 146, while Castro is in at 145.
Up to the middleweights next. The undefeated (8-0) Andrew Craig comes in at 185 with some ill advised cornrows. Ronny Markes checks in at 186.
On to a featherweight bout. Nik Lentz comes to the stage first and he tips the scale at 145, his opponent, Diego Nunes comes in at 145 as well.
Lightweight bout up next, Edson Barboza vs. Lucas Martins. A pretty pumped up Martins hits the scale first and he weighs in at 154. Barboza comes in at 154 as well.
On to the bantamweights. First up, making his UFC debut is Pedro Nobre. Nobre tips the scale at 136, while his opponent Yuri Alcantara comes in at 135.
Next up is a light heavyweight scrap. First to the stage is Ildemar Alcantara who comes in at a light 201, his opponent Wagner Prado checks in at 206, including a new mustache.
...and the weigh-in kicks off at 1:09 pm ET. Not too bad on the timing. First fight is a lightweight contest. First u is C.J. Keith, who wastes no time in asking for the towel, he drops 'em and comes in at 157 and that is not a good start to the weigh-in.
Francisco Trinaldo has no problem, coming in at 154.5.
Weigh-in is scheduled to begin here at 1:00 p.m. ET, but let's not forget that the event is live from Brazil, so that 1:00 start time is obviously flexible.
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