DENVER – Benson Henderson will look for his first title defense while Frankie Edgar will try to reclaim what was once his when the two lightweights meet in the main event of UFC 150.

Before the two fighters square off on Saturday, they hit the scales on Friday with both fighters coming in under the 155lb weight limit for the title fight.

“Denver, I’m going to get ready to fight my balls off for you. I did everything I could to make sure I go home with the belt tomorrow,” said Edgar.

Henderson will look to beat Edgar for the second time in a row, while retaining his belt in front of his home state fans.

“Denver’s awesome, Edgar’s awesome, he’s an awesome fighter. We all know he’s awesome in rematches,” Henderson stated.

The co-main event weigh in did not quite go as smoothly however as Melvin Guillard weighed in at 157.5lbs, one and a half pounds over the 156lb cut off for the fight with Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone.

Guillard will now have time to cut the extra weight or face a possible fight from the Colorado State Boxing Commission.

UPDATE:
According to sources in Denver, Guillard will not attempt a second weight cut and will forfeit a percentage of his purse for not making weight.

FULL WEIGH IN RESULTS FOR UFC 150: HENDERSON VS. EDGAR:

MAIN EVENT:

Benson Henderson (154.4) vs. Frankie Edgar (154.6)

UFC 150 MAIN CARD PAY-PER-VIEW:

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone (155) vs. Melvin Guillard (157.5)*
Jake Shields (185) vs. Ed Herman (185)
Yushin Okami (185) vs. Buddy Roberts (184)
Max Hollway (145) vs. Justin Lawrence (145)

UFC 150 PRELIMINARY CARD ON FX:

Dennis Bermudez (145) vs. Tommy Hayden (144)
Jared Hamman (184) vs. Michael Kuiper (185)
Ken Stone (135) vs. Erik Perez (135)
Dustin Pague (136) vs. Chico Camus (135)

UFC 150 PRELIMINARY CARD ON FACEBOOK:

Nik Lentz (145) vs. Eiji Mitsuoka (145)

*Guillard missed weight and opted not to cut the additional weight and will forfeit a percentage of his purse for the infraction.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Boxing Results: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

  • 22 days ago
  • 4 views

MMA Fighting brings you Boxing results: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The event is headlined by a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Mann read news >>

Mayweather-Pacquiao full fight video preview

  • 22 days ago
  • 11 views

Get hyped. Preview – Saturday, May 2 live on pay-per-view beginning at 9pm ET/6pm PT. It was a long, winding and frustrating road, but the illustrious combat sports paths of Floyd Mayweather and Mann read news >>

UFC Fight Night 65 weigh-ins set for May 9 in Australia; Overeem, Eye, Chiesa host Q&A

  • 23 days ago
  • 2 views

UFC Fight Night 65 fighter weigh-ins take place next Saturday in Australia – late Friday night in the States – and a trio of surging fighters will host the preceding Q&A session.Filed under: News, UF read news >>

Tweet of the Day: Myles Jury trashes his Reeboks

  • 23 days ago
  • 100 views

With some new numbers and a new tiered system in place, fighters finally have an idea just how much they'll be getting from their Reebok deal... and at least one of them is not happy about it. Just a read news >>

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Weigh-in Video, Live at 6p ET

  • 23 days ago
  • 7 views

Watch the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao weigh-in streaming live Friday, May 1 at 6p ET / 3p PT. read news >>

Floyd Mayweather 'Grand Arrival Show' start time set, 'Money' to arrive at MGM Grand at 3 p.m. PT today

  • 26 days ago
  • 21 views

It's time to kickoff fight week, like only "Money" can ... Floyd Mayweather will embrace the fight week "hoopla" like only he can, arriving at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada -- the site read news >>

MMAjunkie Radio (noon ET): Kevin Iole, Ricky Lundell and Chidi Njokuani

  • 27 days ago
  • 1 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Kevin Iole, Ricky Lundell and Chidi Njokuani.Filed under: News read news >>

MMAjunkie Radio (noon ET): UFC 186 recap, Jon Jones discussion

  • 28 days ago
  • 3 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) as we recap this past weekend’s UFC 186 event and discuss the latest news and legal woes surrounding UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones.Filed un read news >>

Rampage Jackson Says ‘Bellator Can’t F**k With the UFC’

  • 29 days ago
  • 0 views

By all appearances, Rampage Jackson is back in a place he feels more comfortable and there’s no comparing his current home to the one he left behind in Bellator. read news >>