UFC 165 Weigh-in Results: Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson Fight Card
UFC 165 is set for Saturday night in the Air Canada Centre.
Jon Jones can make it a UFC light heavyweight-record sixth title defense with a win, and join an elite list with 10 straight Octagon victories. The main eventers, Jones and Alexander Gustafsson, weighed in at an identical 204.5-pounds.
Bantamweight No. 1 contender Eddie Wineland initially came in overweight, but MMAJunkie's Mike Bohn reports that the commission made an incorrect announcement. The co-main event, a title fight for the interim UFC 135-pound strap, is now official.
Complete UFC 165 Weigh-In Results
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship: Jon Jones (204.5) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (204.5)
Interim UFC Bantamweight Championship: Renan Barao (135) vs. Eddie Wineland (135)
Brendan Schaub (237) vs. Matt Mitrione (260.5)
Costa Philippou (186) vs. Francis Carmont (186)
Pat Healy (155.75) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov (156)
Mike Ricci (155.5) vs. Myles Jury (156)
Ivan Menjivar (136) vs. Wilson Reis (135)
Chris Clements (169.5) vs. Stephen Thompson (170.5)
Mitch Gagnon (136) vs. Dustin Kimura (136)
John Makdessi (155) vs. Renee Forte (155.5)
Jesse Ronson (155.5) vs. Michel Prazeres (155)
Roland Delorme (136) vs. Alex Caceres (136)
Nandor Guelmino (230) vs. Daniel Omielanczuk (245.5)
Ivan Menjivar made 136. All good there too.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) September 20, 2013
Aside from Menjivar, everyone on the card has made weight. The two title tilts are official and UFC 165 is just over 24 hours away. Stay here at B/R for complete coverage of the next UFC event.
A mixed reaction for Jones, and he makes it official with a weight of 204.5.
Gustafsson tips the scale under the light heavyweight limit with a weight of 204.5 lbs.
The final two on the scale will vie for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. No. 1-ranked Alexander Gustafsson and champion Jon Jones.
Barao hits the limit on the nose at 135. There was no movement on making Wineland disrobe so perhaps the title tilt is official.
Wineland comes in at 135.25, but there was no re-weigh to make it a clean 135. Interesting.
It's co-main event time: Interim UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao vs. No. 4-ranked Eddie Wineland.
Schaub and Mitrione exchange words the entire way off the stage.
Schaub comes in at 237 for the fight.
Matt Mitrione refuses to take his pants off for the Canadian official, and weighs in at 260.5.
Up next is the heavyweight grudge match between Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrione.
No. 7-ranked Costa Philippou steps off the scale at 186.
Francis Carmont weighs in at 186 lbs. and looks shredded.
Pat Healy comes in at a precise 155.75 for the bout.
The PPV telecast will kick off with a big lightweight tilt. Khabib Nurmagomedov weighs-in first at 156 pounds.
Jury's opponent, Mike Ricci, makes the lightweight tilt official with a weight of 155.5.
Myles Jury comes in at 156.
One of Canada's MMA pioneers, Ivan Menjivar tips the scale at 137. He will need to lose one more pound. We will keep you updated as news comes in about this fight.
Wilson Reis gets an EliteXC mention on the broadcast, and the former champion of the organization weighs in at 135 lbs.
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