TOKYO – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official UFC Fight Night 117 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 6 a.m. ET (3 a.m. PT).
The early weigh-ins take place at the UFC host hotel in Tokyo. There are no ceremonial weigh-ins for the fans for this event. UFC Fight Night 117 takes place Friday (Saturday morning in Japan) at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, near Tokyo. The card airs on FXX following an early prelim on UFC Fight Pass.
Among those weighing in are Yushin Okami (34-10 MMA, 13-5 UFC) and Ovince Saint Preux (20-10 MMA, 8-5), who meet in the light heavyweight main event. Okami, who most recently has been fighting at welterweight, is returning to the UFC on short notice to fill in for an injured Mauricio Rua.
The full UFC Fight Night 117 weigh-in results include:
MAIN CARD (FXX, 10 p.m. ET)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FXX, 8 p.m. ET)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC FIGHT PASS, 7:30 p.m. ET)