Swanson vs Stephens San Antonio WeighHours after debuting in New Zealand, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will make another debut, this one in San Antonio, Texas, with UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens.

With the promise of a title shot on the line, top featherweights Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens have five rounds in the nights main event to prove who deserves a shot at UFC champion Jose Aldo. Odds are, with their explosive styles, they won’t need all five rounds.

They did, however, have to first step on the scale in San Antonio to make their headlining bout official, as did the other fighters on the card.

Neither Swanson nor Stephens had issues making weight. Both hit the mark spot-on at 145 pounds apiece.

Co-main event fighter Kelvin Gastelum, however, was two pounds over the 171-pound limit for his welterweight bout with Nicholas Musoke. He was given two hours to shed the extra pounds. If unable to make the wight, the fight would likely continue, with Gastelum docked 20-percent of his fight purse.

Gastelum also had trouble making weight in his last fight at UFC 171, but eventually did so on his final attempt.

Click here to watch a video replay of the full weigh-ins.

UFC Fight Night San Antonio Weigh-in Results

Main Card (on Fox Sports 1)
Cub Swanson (145) vs. Jeremy Stephens (145)
Kelvin Gastelum (173) vs. Nicholas Musoke (171)
Cezar Ferreira (186) vs. Andrew Craig (186)
Ricardo Lamas (146) vs. Hacran Dias (146)
Clint Hester (186) vs. Antonio Braga Neto (185)
Joe Ellenberger (155.5) vs. James Moontasri (156)

Preliminary Card (on Fox Sports 1)
Colton Smith (156) vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira (155)
Johnny Bedford (136) vs. Cody Gibson (135)
Marcelo Guimarães (186) vs. Andy Enz (186)
Ray Borg (126) vs. Shane Howell (125.5)

Preliminary Card (on UFC Fight Pass)
Oleksiy Oliynyk (240) vs. Anthony Hamilton (253)

(Photo courtesy of UFC)

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

Related News

Watch Conor McGregor Burn Jeremy Stephens: 'Who the F*** is That Guy?' | MMAWeekly.com

  • 28 days ago

Jeremy Stephens has had a long career in the UFC with some memorable fights. Memorable to you and us, that is, but apparently not to Conor McGregor. read news >>

Jeremy Stephens: 'Leprechaun' Conor McGregor Wanted No Part of It (video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 26 days ago

Conor McGregor asked, 'who the f*** is that guy' after Jeremy Stephens said that he was McGregor's toughest match-up at the UFC 205 press conference. read news >>

Ryan Bader Steps in to Face Rogerio Nogueira in UFC Sao Paulo Main Event | MMAWeekly.com

  • 26 days ago

Ryan Bader has agreed to step in and fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the UFC Sao Paulo main event. read news >>

UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. Dodson Weigh-in Video Replay | MMAWeekly.com

  • 26 days ago

The 24 fighters competing on Saturday's Fight Night Portland fight card weighed in on Friday at the PT Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore. read news >>

UFC 205's Jeremy Stephens guarantees KO of Frankie Edgar, wants 'little leprechaun' Conor McGregor

  • 26 days ago

Jeremy Stephens answered just two questions at Tuesday’s UFC 205 news conference in New York City. However, with those two answers, he caught the attention of many that wouldn’t have noticed him othe read news >>

Eddie Alvarez: Conor McGregor, You're the Easiest Dude in This Division (video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago

Eddie Alvarez laid into Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 Press Conference, calling him "the easiest dude in this division," amongst other things. read news >>

Rampage Jackson's Cousin, Nick Payne Looking to Add V3 Title to Spotless Record | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago

Undefeated Nick Payne, the cousin of Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, is looking to add the V3 Fights lightweight title to his spotless record. read news >>

Mandy Polk Leveraging Her Competitive Fitness Background Heading into V3 Fights | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago

Mandy Polk hopes to leverage her competitive fitness background to ensure her success at V3 Fights on Saturday. read news >>

Will Brooks vs. Alex Oliveira: Joe Rogan Preview | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago

Joe Rogan breaks down the co-main event at UFC Fight Night Portland between Will Brooks and Alex Oliveira. read news >>

John Dodson Compares John Lineker Fight to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz (video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago

John Dodson talks about his UFC Portland headlining bout with John Lineker, comparing the fight to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz. read news >>