UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez Full Weigh-In Results; Rematch Gets Green Light


Junior dos Santos vs Cain Velasquez UFC 155Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez weighed in on Friday just 24 hours before their rematch to settle the score on who is the best heavyweight in the UFC.

The two meet in the UFC 155 main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

Junior dos Santos UFC 155Being heavyweights, there was little issue for either dos Santos or Velasquez when they stepped on the scale. The champ, dos Santos, weighed in at 239 pounds, while Velasquez was just one pound heavier at 240 pounds.

Both men put a lot of stock in being the UFC heavyweight champion.

“This is everything to me. I want to be No.1. I want to fight the best, so I gotta take care of business tomorrow,” said Velasquez, the man that wants to take the belt back from the man that took it from him.

Cain Velasquez UFC 155“It means everything to me,” said dos Santos, just as emphatically. “Cain Velasquez for sure a great opponent, but I know, I know you guys like knockouts, so one more is coming for you.”

The co-main event features two lightweights trying to stave off the journeyman moniker to make a run at the title currently wrapped around Benson Henderson’s waist.

In a fight that has excitement scribbled all over it, neither Jim Miller nor Joe Lauzon had trouble making weight, each stepping on the scale at 156 pounds.

Two of the UFC’s top middleweight contenders were supposed to have squared off on Saturday, but with Chris Weidman out with an injury, Tim Boetsch instead squares off with Costa Philippou.

UFC 155 FULL WEIGH-IN RESULTS:

MAIN EVENT:

Junior dos Santos (239) vs. Cain Velasquez (240)

UFC 155 MAIN CARD PAY-PER-VIEW:

Jim Miller (156) vs. Joe Lauzon (156)
Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Costa Philippou (186)
Yushin Okami (184) vs. Alan Belcher (186)
Chris Leben (185) vs. Derek Brunson (185)

UFC 155 PRELIMS ON FX:

Brad Pickett (136) vs. Eddie Wineland (135)
Erik Perez (136) vs. Byron Bloodworth (136)
Melvin Guillard (155) vs. Jamie Varner (155)
Michael Johnson (154) vs. Myles Jury (155)

UFC 155 PRELIMS ON FACEBOOK:

Phil DeFries (245) vs. Todd Duffee (249)
Leonard Garcia (146) vs. Max Holloway (145)
Chris Cariaso (125) vs. John Moraga (126)

Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for up to the minute UFC 155 news and fight coverage.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

  • 19 days ago
  • 8 views

Full results from Friday's UFC Fight Night 60: Henderson vs. Thatch weigh-ins at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 views

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – UFC Fight Night 60 fighter weigh-ins take place today, and you can live text-only results here beginning at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 19 days ago
  • 2 views

Full results from Friday's UFC Fight Night 60: Henderson vs. Thatch weigh-ins at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
  • 6 views

MMA and UFC news, results, rumors, fights and MMA rankings from the fan perspective. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
  • 7 views

Bloody Elbow is the place to be on Friday, February 13th at 6 PM ET/3 PM PT for live coverage of the UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch weigh-ins in Broomfield, CO. For the first time since 2010 t read news >>

  • 19 days ago
  • 22 views

UFC Fight Night 60: Henderson vs. Thatch full live results from the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
  • 411 views

Bloody Elbow is the place to be on Saturday, February 21st at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT for live coverage of the UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir weigh-ins from Porto Alegre, Brazil. In a change from the stan read news >>

  • 11 days ago
  • 9 views

Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Frank Mir easily made their UFC Fight Night 61 bout official at the weigh-ins, but TJ Waldburger never got that far. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
  • 6 views

Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Frank Mir easily made their UFC Fight Night 61 bout official at the weigh-ins, but TJ Waldburger never got that far. read news >>