UFC on FX 8 Weigh in Results for Vitor Belfort vs Luke Rockhold Fight Card
In the evening’s co-main event the man that Rockhold defeated for the Strikeforce crown, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, will meet Chris Camozzi. Camozzi comes in as a late replacement for Souza’s original opponent Constantinos Philippou, who withdrew due to injury.
The fighters have all weighed-in and the results are below:
Vitor Belfort (186) vs. Luke Rockhold (186)
Chris Camozzi (186) vs. Ronaldo Souza (186)
Rafael dos Anjos (156) vs. Evan Dunham (156)
Rafael Natal (186) vs. Joao Zeferino (185)
Hacran Dias (146) vs. Nik Lentz (146)
Mike Rio (156) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (154)
John Cholish (156.2)* vs. Gleison Tibau (156)
Michel Prazeres (171) vs. Paulo Thiago (170)
Yuri Alcantara (136) vs. Iliarde Santos (134)
Roger Hollett (204) vs. Fabio Maldonado (205)
Azamat Gashimov (126) vs. John Lineker (126)
Chris Cariaso (126) vs. Jussier Formiga (126)
Jeremy Larsen (155) vs. Lucas Martins (153)
*will have an hour to lose weight
Main event time. First to the stage Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Rockhold gets the towel out and he comes in at 186. Belfort gets a nice hand from the crowd and he's in at 186.
Rockhold walks right into Belfort and gets a shove for his troubles, these two are not going out after the fight for drinks.
Next two bouts will be in the middleweight division. Co-main event features Chris Camozzi against Jacare Souza. Camozzi is in at 186, while Souza, the former Strikeforce champion, comes in at 186.
Next up we have a lightweight contest. Evan Dunham does not get a warm welcome from the crowd, which brings a smile to his face. He weighs in at 156. His opponent, Rafael dos Anjos, weighs in at the same weight.
On to the main card. First up a middleweight contest between Rafael Natal and Joao Zeferino. A pumped up Zeferino comes in at 185, while Natal is in at 186.
Bantamweights up next. Nik Lentz hits the scale first and comes in at 146. His opponent, Hacran Dias weighs in at the same weight.
Back to Cholish, no official announcement, so it looks like he will need to weigh-in again within the hour and hit 156.
Next up we have Mike Rio vs. Francisco Trinaldo. Rio is first to the scale at the towel is needed once again and Rio is in at 156. Trinaldo comes in at 154.
Down to the lightweights for our next bout. John Cholish hits the scale first and he asks for the towel before he hits the scale. He weighs in at 156.2 and he'll have an hour to cut that two-tenths of a pound...or maybe not as he steps on the scale again and it looks like they are saying he's good and that brings some boos.
Gleison Tibau is in at 156.
On to a welterweight bout. First to the stage is Michel Prazeres and he comes in at 171. His opponent, Paulo Thiago checks in at 170.
Thiago with a decent height advantage in this one.
Next up Yuri Alcantara vs. Iliarde Santos in a bantamweight scrap. Santos is first to the scale and he comes in at 134, while Alcantara comes in at 136.4 and out comes the towel and he's in at 136.
We get a little bump of the foreheads at the staredown, but nothing more.
Moving on up to the light heavyweights for the next one, Roger Hollett vs. Fabio Maldonado. Hollett hits 204, while Moldonado checks in at 205.
Another flyweight bout up next. First to the stage is Azamat Gashimov, who is making his flyweight debut. Gashimov makes the weight at 126. John Lineker steps to the scale and requests the towel right away and he's in at 126.
Down to the flyweights for the next fight. Chris Cariaso takes to the scale first and he weighs in at 126, while his opponent Jussier Formiga comes in at the same weight.
Time for the weigh-ins.
First fight is in the lightweight division. First up is Jeremy Larsen and he checks in at 155, while his opponent Lucas Martins comes in at 153. Pretty intense staredown there.
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