UFC 163 weigh-ins slated for Aug. 2 in Rio; Junior dos Santos hosts Q&A


junior-dos-santos-19.jpgOfficial fighter weigh-ins for next week’s UFC 163 event take place Friday, Aug. 2, at Rio de Janeiro’s HSBA Arena.

The same venue hosts the following night’s pay-per-view event, which features a championship headliner between featherweight champion Jose Aldo (22-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) and challenger Chan Sung Jung (13-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC).

The weigh-in festivities kick off at 3 p.m. ET (4 p.m. BRT local time), and as always, you’ll be able to watch a live video stream of the proceedings on the MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) homepage.

Prior to the weigh-ins, UFC 166 headliner and title challenger Junior dos Santos joins a Q&A session hosted by Paula Sack, which begins at 2 p.m. ET. The Brazilian looks to reclaim his heavyweight belt from reigning titleholder Cain Velasquez at the Oct. 19 event.

The full UFC 163 fight card includes:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6:30 p.m. ET)

For more on UFC 163, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Junior dos Santos)

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