This evening’s at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, all twenty four fighters for tomorrow night’s UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot II event hit the scales. Boxing heavyweight legend Mike Tyson was in attendance on stage for the weigh-ins.
Tomorrow night’s event is headlined by a heavyweight title defense from Cain Velasquez as he defends his belt in a rematch with Antonio Silva. In their previous meeting almost a year ago on the dot, Velasquez easily dismantled Silva on his way to a first round knockout. In the co-main event, former champion Junior dos Santos faces heavy-hitter Mark Hunt.
Here are the full fight card for Saturday night’s event:
- Cain Velasquez (240) vs. Antonio Silva (263) for heavyweight title
- Junior dos Santos (239) vs. Mark Hunt (264)
- Glover Teixeira (205) vs. James Te-Huna (206)
- Gray Maynard (156) vs. T.J. Grant (155) — No. 1 contender fight in the lightweight division
- Donald Cerrone (155) vs. KJ Noons (156)
- Mike Pyle (170) vs. Rick Story (169)
- Dennis Bermudez (146) vs. Max Holloway (145)
- Colton Smith (170) vs. Robert Whittaker (171)
- Khabib Nurmagomedov (158.5)** vs. Abel Trujillo (155)
- Stephen Thompson (170) vs. Nah-Shon Burrell (172)*
- Brian Bowles (135) vs. George Roop (135)
- Jeremy Stephens (146) vs. Estevan Payan (145)
** Khabib Nurmagomedov surrenders 10 percent of his purse to the Nevada State Athletic Comission and 10 percent to his opponent Abel Trujillo.
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