Eric Kelly and Honorio Banario will square off for the One Fighting Championship featherweight title on Saturday at Putra Indoor Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as both men hit their marks at Friday’s pre-fight weigh-ins.

Kelly tipped the scales at 144.5 pounds, while Banario came in slightly heavier at 144.8. All fighters, save for one, made their contracted weights on Friday. Undercard competitor Saiful Merican stepped on the scale at 129.8 pounds and could not make the flyweight limit for his bout against Gianni Subba (123.6), which will now be contested at a catch-weight. The evening’s eight-fight main draw streams live on pay-per-view at www.onefc.livesport.tv for a charge of $9.99. Immediately prior, the free, two-bout preliminary card streams on Sherdog.com at 6 a.m. ET/3 a.m. PT.

Subtitled ”Return of Warriors,” the event will also see unbeaten Filipino talent Rey Docyogen (124.3) lock horns with former Shooto 123-pound champion Shinichi “BJ” Kojima (124.5) in a flyweight co-headliner. Additionally, the main draw will feature a pair of lightweight contests pitting Vuyisile Colossa (153.1) against Lowen Tynanes (153.3) and Leo Krishna (154.2) against Peter Davis (154.7), as well as a welterweight showdown featuring Zuli Silawanto (169.6) and Adam Shahir Kayoom (168.5).

In addition to Subba’s catchweight bout with Merican, Sherdog.com’s live undercard stream will also showcase a light heavyweight pairing between former Princeton University wrestler and MMA debutant Jake Butler (204.1) and one-fight pro Antoni Romulo (204).

One FC 7 Weigh-In Results

Eric Kelly (144.5) vs. Honorio Banario (144.8)
Rey Docyogen (124.3) vs. Shinichi Kojima (124.5)
Vuyisile Colossa (153.1) vs. Lowen Tynanes (153.3)
Leo Krishna (154.2) vs. Peter Davis (154.7)
Zuli Silawanto (169.6) vs. Adam Shahir Kayoom (168.5)
Thanh Vu (133.8) vs. Mohamed Fouzi (134.6)
Raymond Tiew (144.8) vs. Melvin Yeoh (143.4)
A.J. Lias Mansor (143.2) vs. Jian Kai Chee (143.7)
Gianni Subba (123.6) vs. Saiful Merican (129.8)
Jake Butler (204.1) vs. Antoni Romulo (204)

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Video: Headliner Dominick Cruz arrives to UFC workouts on crutches

  • 28 days ago
  • 26 views

BOSTON – Fans and media in attendance at UFC Fight Night 81 open workouts got a bit of a scare from headliner Dominick Cruz.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Invicta FC champ 'Cyborg' Justino up to 163.8 pounds for tonight's headliner

  • 27 days ago
  • 18 views

A little more than a half day after weighing in at 144.6 pounds for tonight’s Invicta FC 15 event, featherweight champion Cristiane Justino has rehydrated and gained 19.2 pounds.Filed under: News, Vi read news >>

UFC co-headliner Anthony Pettis sucks at kicking cans off his brother's head

  • 27 days ago
  • 157 views

Anthony Pettis is a day away from his UFC Fight Night 81 co-headliner, but he’s finding ways to stay loose.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

UFC on FOX 18 headliner Anthony Johnson plans on retiring within three years

  • 27 days ago
  • 46 views

Veteran UFC fighter Anthony Johnson is on the cusp of another title shot in the light heavyweight division, but he’s already got plans to walk away from the sport.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

As Baghdad heads to UFC, Juusola vs. Castillo named new RFA 35 headliner

  • 26 days ago
  • 10 views

RFA, which has sent dozens of fighters to the UFC in recent years, has named a new headliner for next month’s card following the latest departure.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

WSOF 28 heads to California with Marlon Moraes vs. Joseph Barajas title bout

  • 24 days ago
  • 9 views

WSOF has announced the headliner and co-headliner for WSOF 28, which takes place in California on Feb. 20.Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>

MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): UFC on FOX 18 headliner Ryan Bader

  • 22 days ago
  • 2 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest Ryan Bader, who headlines next week’s UFC on FOX 18 card in New Jersey. Filed under: News, Radio, UFC read news >>

Bec Rawlings vs. Seo Hee Ham Re-Booked for UFC Brisbane

  • 22 days ago
  • 2 views

Aussie Bec Rawlings was originally supposed to square off with Korean fighter Seo Hee Ham last year. The fight has been re-booked for UFC Fight Night 84 in Brisbane. read news >>

Twitter reacts to Cain Velasquez's injury, new Werdum-Miocic headliner at UFC 196

  • 19 days ago
  • 374 views

Another UFC main event was forced to undergo change today when it was announced that Cain Velasquez would no longer compete at UFC 196 and instead Stipe Miocic will challenge Fabricio Werdum. Read to read news >>

NY federal judge denies UFC move to allow Madison Square Garden event

  • 18 days ago
  • 14 views

A federal judge today denied UFC parent company Zuffa a preliminary injunction that would have allowed the promotion to hold an April 23 event at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.Filed under: Ne read news >>