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.

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