Fighters for Saturday’s UFC on Fox 5 event took to the scale here today in Seattle.
In the main event, UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will defend his title against Nate Diaz. Diaz will need to make 155 before the bout is official, as it is a championship fight.
The co-main event boasts former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua taking on Alexander Gustafsson, while ex-UFC champ BJ Penn returns to meet Rory MacDonald.
The remaining Fox-televised card features Mike Swick facing Matt Brown. Six fights are set for the FX prelim special, while one will stream on Facebook.
UPDATE: Diaz did make 155 on his third attempt, making the bout official for Saturday night.
Below are the weigh-in results for the card:
MAIN CARD (FOX)
Benson Henderson (154.6 lbs.) vs. Nate Diaz (155.6 lbs.) for Henderson’s UFC lightweight championship
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (205 lbs.) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (205.4 lbs.)
Rory MacDonald (170.2 lbs.) vs. BJ Penn (168.2 lbs.)
Mike Swick (170 lbs.) vs. Matt Brown (170.2 lbs.)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)
Jeremy Stephens (155.8 lbs.) vs. Yves Edwards (155 lbs.)
Raphael Assuncao (136.4 lbs.) vs. Mike Easton (135 lbs.)
Ramsey Nijem (155.4 lbs.) vs. Joe Proctor (154.6 lbs.)
Daron Cruickshank (155 lbs.) vs. Henry Martinez (158.8 lbs.)
Marcus LeVesseur (155.4 lbs.) vs. Abel Trujillo (155.4 lbs.)
Nam Phan (145.4 lbs.) vs. Dennis Siver (146 lbs.)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook)
Scott Jorgensen (135.2 lbs.) vs. John Albert (136 lbs.)
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