SAN JOSE, Calif. – MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) was on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC on FOX 7 fighter weigh-ins at California Theatre in San Jose, Calif., where all fighters hit their marks.
In the main event, UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (18-2 MMA, 6-0 UFC) and final Strikeforce lightweight titleholder Gilbert Melendez (21-2 MMA, 11-1 SF, 0-0 UFC) each were on their marks for the night’s FOX-televised main event. Melendez came in a pound under the title-fight maximum at 154 pounds. Henderson, as he typically does, asked for the towel straight away, then made 155 on the button.
In the co-main event, Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix champ Daniel Cormier (11-0 MMA, 8-0 SF) meets former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir (16-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC). Mir will have a weight advantage over the Olympic wrestler, coming in at 257 pounds to Cormier’s 235.
UFC on FOX 7 takes place Saturday at HP Pavilion in San Jose. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FX and Facebook.
The full weigh-in results included:
MAIN CARD (FOX, 8 p.m. ET)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 5 p.m. ET)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 4 p.m. ET)
(Pictured: Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez)view original article >>
DALLAS – UFC 211 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place today, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
STOCKHOLM – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 109 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 9 a.m. ET (6 a.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
STOCKHOLM – Prior to today’s official UFC Fight Night 109 weigh-ins, you can watch a live Q&A with Jimi Manuwa, Stefan Struve and Dan Hardy here on MMAjunkie at 8:15 a.m. ET (5:15 a.m. PT).Filed unde read news >>
DALLAS – Prior to today’s UFC 211 ceremonial weigh-ins, you can watch today’s star-studded UFC Summer Kickoff press conference here on MMAjunkie at 5:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC, read news >>
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Junior Dos Santos and Zach Makovsky.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
DALLAS – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official UFC 211 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT). Join us for a live video stream and official res read news >>
Watch the UFC 211: Miocic vs Dos Santos 2 official weigh-in on Friday, May 12 at 7 p.m. ET live from American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. read news >>
Chris Weidman’s admirable commitment to only fighting the best competition available will continue at UFC on FOX 25 in July.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
As he prepares for his UFC 211 rematch with Stipe Miocic this Saturday in Dallas, former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos has no problem revealing the game plan that he hopes will allow him to read news >>
Take a look at this week rankings to see what’s at stake ahead of a stacked UFC 211 that features two title bouts and a boat load of top-10 fighters.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, MMA Rankings read news >>