Jul 5, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Tim Kennedy during the weigh-in for his UFC fight at the Mandalay Bay Event Center. Kennedy takes on Roger Gracie at the MGM Grand Garden Arena July 6 Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

TUF Nations Finale weigh-ins feature intense staredowns

Today, all of the fighters on the TUF Nations Finale card made weight to make their bouts official. There were some very heated and interesting staredowns during the weigh-ins that you can watch in GIF form below.

As expected, Tim Kennedy and Michael Bisping had a heated staredown. The two men will finally settler their score inside the Octagon tomorrow night.

In an unexpected turn of events, Dustin Poirier and Akira Corassani had an intense staredown in which Poirier shoved Akira. Neither man has really badmouthed one another, but clearly there was some animosity building behind the scenes.

While the intensity that was shown on the main card was exciting and helped to build up more hype for the fight, the moment that stole the show on Tuesday evening was the post-weigh-in toast from Ryan Jimmo and Sean O’Connell.

[GIFs courtesy of Zombie Prophet and JagHarReddit):

You can view the official weigh-in results below:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1)

  • Michael Bisping (186) vs. Tim Kennedy (186)
  • Patrick Cote (170) vs. Kyle Noke (171)
  • Elias Theodorou (185) vs. Sheldon Westcott (184) – TUF Nations middleweight final
  • Olivier Aubin-Mercier (169) vs. Chad Laprise (170) – TUF Nations welterweight winner
  • Akira Corassani (145) vs. Dustin Poirier (145)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1)

  • K.J. Noons (168) vs. Sam Stout (169)
  • Sarah Kaufman (135) vs. Leslie Smith (135)
  • Ryan Jimmo (205) vs. Sean O’Connell (204)
  • Dustin Kimura (136) vs. George Roop (135)

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass)

  • Mark Bocek (156) vs. Mike De La Torre (156)
  • Vik Grujic (186) vs. Nordine Taleb (185)
  • Chris Indich (170) vs. Richard Walsh (171)
  • Mitch Gagnon (135) vs. Tim Gorman (135)

Tags: Akira Corassani Chad Laprise Dustin Poirier Elias Theodorou Kyle Noke Michael Bisping Olivier Aubin-Mercier Patrick Cote Sheldon Westcott Tim Kennedy

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