ST. LOUIS – The main event for the UFC’s first visit to St. Louis is official for Sunday night.
Jeremy Stephens (26-14 MMA, 13-13 UFC) takes on Dooho Choi (14-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) in a featherweight bout in the UFC Fight Night 124 headliner. Today, both fighters stepped on the scale at the official weigh-ins at the UFC’s host hotel in St. Louis, and both made weight without issue.
Stephens weighed in at 145.5 pounds; Choi was 146 for the five-round main event. Check out the highlights of each fighter on the scale in the video above, and stay tuned for video later today of their face-off after the officials weigh-ins wrap up.
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