UFC Fight Night 26 Weigh in Results: Shogun Rua vs Chael Sonnen Fight Card
You can find the full weigh-in results below:
UFC Fight Night 26 Weigh-In Results:
Chael Sonnen (205) vs. Shogun Rua (205)
Travis Browne (236) vs. Alistair Overeem (255.5)
Iuri Alcantara (136) vs. Urijah Faber (135.5)
Mike Pyle (170) vs. Matt Brown (171)
John Howard (185) vs. Uriah Hall (184)
Michael Johnson (156) vs. Joe Lauzon (155)
Michael McDonald (135.5) vs. Brad Pickett (135.5)
Max Holloway (145) vs. Conor McGregor (146)
Steven Siler (145.5) vs. Mike Brown (145.5)
Daniel Pineda (144.5) vs. Diego Brandao (146)
Cole Miller (146) vs. Manny Gamburyan (145.5)
Cody Donovan (204) vs. Ovince St. Preux (205.5)
Ramsey Nijem (155) vs. James Vick (155)
All 26 fighters weighed in without issue, and the fights are all set for tomorrow evening.
It is now time for the main event fighters. Coming to the scale first is Chael Sonnen. Sonnen hits 205 right on the money. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, the former UFC and PRIDE champion, comes in right at 205.
The heavyweights hit the scale with Travis Browne and Alistair Overeem. No. 8-ranked Browne comes in at a slim 236. No. 5-ranked Overeem gets in under the max at 255.5. The big boys are set for the co-main event of the night.
Iuri Alcantara, not Yuri, is set for his fight by hitting the 136 mark. Urijah Faber, seeking another title shot, comes in at 135.5 making their important bantamweight tilt official.
Mike Pyle comes in at 170, but Mike Brown has to take off his boxers to hit 171. One of the sleepers for Fight of the Night, gentlemen.
John Howard, a Boston native, hits the 185-mark on the nose. The Ultimate Fighter alum Uriah Hall weighs-in at 184.
Michael Johnson and Joe Lauzon are the first official fight on the main card, and Johnson comes in at 156-pounds. Local fighter Lauzon tips the scale at 155. Rogan got a bit ambitious and gave him an extra pound, but the local official called it at 155.
The next fight up is a top five matchup in the bantamweight division. No. 3-ranked Michael McDonald comes in at a solid 135.5, and No. 5-ranked Brad Pickett makes it official by weighing in at 135.5 in his Tottenham boxers.
The youngest fighter in the UFC, Max Holloway, is the first fighter up for his bout. He weighs 145-pounds. His opponent is Conor McGregor. McGregor is one of the most promoted athletes for this card in only his second fight in the organization. McGregor hits his mark at 146.
Steven Siler weighs-in at 145.5. Former WEC Featherweight Champion Mike Brown steps on the scale at 145.5.
Daniel Pineda comes in a half-pound under at 144.5, and former The Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Brandao hits 146 to make the first fight on Fox Sports 1 official.
American Top Team featherweight Cole Miller hits 146 for the fight, and Manny Gamburyan steps in at 145.5. That will be your final Facebook preliminary bout before heading to Fox Sports 1.
Ovince St. Preux steps on the scale at 205.5. Cody Donovan weighs-in at 204. For you tech geeks out there, Joe Rogan is sporting Google Glass at the weigh-ins.
James Vick weighs-in at 155, and his opponent Ramsey Nijem comes in at 156.
The 26 fighters are set to tip the scales and make their fights official for Saturday. First up will be Ramsey Nijem & James Vick.
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