royce-gracie-1.jpgOfficial fighter weigh-ins for UFC 167 are set for Friday at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

The same venue then hosts the following night’s UFC 167 card, which features a main-event welterweight title fight between champion Georges St-Pierre and top contender Johny Hendricks, a light heavyweight bout between Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen and a welterweight contenders fight between Rory MacDonald and Robbie Lawler. The show is the UFC’s 20th anniversary card.

The UFC 167 main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and MMAjunkie.

The first fighter steps on the scale at 4 p.m. PT local time (7 p.m. ET), and doors open to the public at 3 p.m. The weigh-ins are free and open to the public.

As part of the UFC’s historic 20th anniversary celebration, prior to the weigh-ins, UFC Fight Club members can attend a Q&A session with UFC Hall of Famers Royce GracieMark Coleman and Dan Severn, plus Art Jimmerson, who was submitted by Gracie at UFC 1 in 1993.

Doors for the Q&A open to UFC Fight Club members at 1:30 p.m. PT with the Q&A taking place at 2 p.m. PT.

The full UFC 167 card includes:

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

  • Champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks – for welterweight title
  • Rashad Evans vs. Chael Sonnen
  • Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald
  • Josh Koscheck vs. Tyron Woodley
  • Ali Bagautinov vs. Timothy Elliott

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Donald Cerrone vs. Evan Dunham
  • Ed Herman vs. Thales Leites
  • Brian Ebersole vs. Rick Story
  • Edwin Figueroa vs. Erik Perez

PRELIMINARY CARD (MMAjunkie.com, 6:45 p.m. ET)

  • Jason High vs. Anthony Lapsley
  • Will Campuzano vs. Sergio Pettis
  • Cody Donovan vs. Gian Villante

For more on UFC 167, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Pictured: Royce Gracie)

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