UFC 139 Shogun vs. Henderson: Weigh-in Results and Live Reaction

Adam OsterkampContributor IIINovember 18, 2011

UFC 139 is set to be one of the best events of 2011. On Saturday night, we'll see some of our favorite fighters of all time return to the octagon for what will surely be some very exciting matchups.

One fight that is sure to have an exhilarating pace will be Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles.

Bowles is currently 10-1, with his only loss coming to Dominick Cruz. Faber also has one loss to Cruz in the past. The winner of this fight will get another shot at Cruz's title.

Another great matchup is between Wanderlei Silva and Cung Le. This will be Le's UFC debut. He is an accomplished kickboxer, who has also been an impressive specimen in Strikeforce. 

However, the most exciting fight of the night is surely the fight between Mauricio Rua and Dan Henderson. These are two former Pride legends who have done well after the organization's demise. This fight will have some awesome displays of striking, for sure!

Be sure to stay tuned to Bleacher Report tonight for minute-by-minute updates of the weigh-ins! 


Preliminary Card

Shamar Bailey (158) vs. Danny Castillo (155)

Matt Brown (171) vs. Seth Baczynski (171)

Miguel Torres (137) vs. Nick Pace (141)

Gleison Tibau (155) vs. Rafael dos Anjos (155)

Tom Lawlor (185) vs. Chris Weidman (185.5)

Michael McDonald (136) vs. Alex Soto (135)

Ryan Bader (205) vs. Jason Brilz (204)



Main Card

Stephan Bonnar (205) vs. Kyle Kingsbury (205.5)

Martin Kampmann (170.5) vs. Rick Story (170.5)

Urijah Faber (136) vs. Brian Bowles (136)

Wanderlei Silva (185) vs. Cung Le (185)

Mauricio Rua (205) vs. Dan Henderson (203)


The weigh-ins will take place at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.