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Friday, Dec 09, 2011

Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida Clear Last Hurdle for UFC 140


By FCF Staff

UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and former champ Lyoto Machida both made weight this afternoon in Toronto, Ontario, to clear the way for their main event bout tomorrow night at UFC 140.

The underdog Machida, who appeared to be the crowd favorite, weighed in at 204 pounds for the bout. The champion Jones came in at 205.

The only fighter to miss weight was Dennis Hallman, who came in at 158.5 on his initial attempt for his fight with John Makdessi. The former welterweight Hallman is attempting to make the 156 pound limit for the first time  in nearly a decade.

UFC 140 will be hosted by Toronto’s Air Canada Centre and the main card will be available via pay-per-view.

Here are today’s official weigh-in results.

Main Card

Jon Jones (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (204)

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (239) vs. Frank Mir (260)

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (204.5) vs. Tito Ortiz (206)

Claude Patrick (171) vs. Brian Ebersole (170.5)

Mark Hominick (145) vs. Chan Sung Jung (145.5)

Preliminary Card (ION Television / Sportsnet)

Igor Pokrajac (205) vs. Krzysztof Soszynski (206)

Jared Hamman (185) vs. Constantinos Philippou (185)

John Makdessi (155.5) vs. Dennis Hallman (158.5)

Yves Jabouin (136) vs. Walel Watson (135.5)

Preliminary Card(Facebook)

Mark Bocek (156) vs. Nik Lentz (156)

Rich Attonito (170.5) vs. Jake Hecht (170.5)

John Cholish (156) vs. Mitch Clarke (154.5)



posted by FCF Staff @ 4:50 pm
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