(Updated) UFC 138 Weigh-Ins: Leben and Munoz on Point
By FCF Staff
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has returned to the United Kingdom for its latest event tomorrow in Birmingham, England, which will see middleweights Chris Leben and Mark Munoz square off in the main event.
At the official UFC 138 weigh-ins today all of the events competitors made weight, except for welterweight Thiago Alves, who came in one pound over for his bout with Papy Abedi. The accomplished American Top Team fighter, who has missed weight in the past, was given extra time to shed the extra pound. (Update: Alves made weight in his second attempt and came in at 171 pounds)
UFC 138 will be hosted by Birmingham’s LG Arena at the National Exhibition Centre.
The event’s main card will be broadcast via same-day, tape delay in the U.S. on Spike, and live in Canada via Sportsnet. The card’s preliminary fights will be streamed live on Facebook.
Here are the official weigh-in results for UFC 138.
Mark Munoz (186) VS Chris Leben (186)
Renan Barao (136) VS Brad Pickett (134)
Papy Abedi (170) VS Thiago Alves (171)
Edward Faaloloto (155) VS Terry Etim (156)
Anthony Perosh (205) VS Cyrille Diabate (206)
Justin Edwards (170) VS John Maguire (170)
Jason Young (145) VS Michihiro Omigawa (145)
Phil De Fries (243) VS Rob Broughton (258)
Che Mills (169) VS Chris Cope (170)
Vaughan Lee (135) VS Chris Cariaso (135)
Photo courtesy American Top Team