The UFC 168 Weigh-Ins took place today in Las Vegas, Nevada and the fight card is now official with eleven fights.
Today’s weigh-ins came from the MGM Grand Garden Arena and the same venue will host tomorrow night’s fight card.
The card will be headline by two title fight rematches as Chris Weidman (184 lbs) defends the UFC middleweight title against former champion Anderson Silva (185 lbs). Their first meeting took place in July as Weidman become the first fighter to defeat Silva in the UFC.
“This is the biggest fight of my life and I am excited to go out and do my thing,” Weidman said. “This is my time. Anderson Silva had his time and this is my time and I will show it tomorrow.”
In the co-main event, Ronda Rousey (135 lbs) will be making her second UFC women’s bantamweight title defense as she is challenged by former Strikeforce champion Miesha Tate (135 lbs). In their first meeting, Rousey challenged Tate for the Strikeforce title and won the fight at the 4:27 mark in the first round by armbar submission.
The only fighter on the card to miss weight was Diego Brandao. He came is at 153 pounds for his fight against Dustin Poirier, which is seven pounds over the featherweight limit of 146 pounds. He weighed in for a second time after the official weigh-ins were completed and weighed in at 151.5 pounds. He was been fined 25 percent by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for missing weight and half of the fine will go to Poirier.
The complete UFC 168 Weigh-In results are below.
Main Card: (PPV – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
Chris Weidman (184) vs. Anderson Silva (185)
Ronda Rousey (135) vs. Miesha Tate (135)
Josh Barnett (252) vs. Travis Browne (242)
Jim Miller (156) vs. Fabricio Camoes (156)
Dustin Poirier (146) vs. Diego Brando (151.5) *
Preliminary Card: (Fox Sports 1 – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Uriah Hall (185) vs. Chris Leben (185.5)
Michael Johnson (156) vs. Gleison Tibau (156)
Dennis Siver (145) vs. Manny Gamburyan (146)
Siyar Bahadurzada (171) vs. John Howard (171)
Preliminary Card: (Facebook – 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT)
William Macario (171) vs. Bobby Voelker (171)
Robbie Peralta (145.5) vs. Estevan Payan (145)
* – Brandao missed featherweight limit of 146 pounds and has been fined 25% of his purse by the commission.