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Friday, Jan 31, 2014

(Updated) UFC 169 Weigh-In Results: Title Fights Set, Lineker Misses Weight on First Attempt

Barao (left) and Faber (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

UFC 169 will feature not one, but two title fights tomorrow night in Newark, and all four of the bouts’ competitors made weight this afternoon.

Featherweight champion Jose Aldo came in at 145 pounds for his title fight with Ricardo Lamas, while the latter tipped the scales at 144.5

In the headliner, bantamweight champion Renan Barao will take on Urijah Faber, and the vets weighed in at 135 and 134.5 respectively. The two fought before in July, 2012, and Barao took the bout via unanimous decision.

The only fighter who didn’t make weight on their first attempt was flyweight John Lineker, who came in at 127 for his fight with Ali Bagautinov. Lineker, who has missed weight three times during his UFC tenure, has two hours to shed one pound.

Here are the official weigh-in results for UFC 169.

Main Card (PPV, 10 p.m. ET)

Renan Barao (135) vs. Urijah Faber (134.5)

José Aldo (145) vs. Ricardo Lamas (144.5)

Frank Mir (256.5) vs. Alistair Overeem (257)

Ali Bagautinov (126) vs. John Lineker (127)*

Abel Trujillo (155.5) vs. Jamie Varner (156)

Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)

John Makdessi (155) vs. Alan Patrick (155.5)

Chris Cariaso (125) vs. Danny Martinez (125.5)

Nick Catone (185.5) vs. Tom Watson (185.5)

Al Iaquinta (155) vs. Kevin Lee (155.5)

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)

Andy Enz (184.5) vs. Clint Hester (185.5)

Rashid Magomedov (155) vs. Tony Martin (155.5)

Neil Magny (170.25) vs. Gasan Umalatov (170)

*fighter has two hours to cut additional weight

(Update: the UFC announced later Friday afternoon that Lineker was able to shed an additional pound and made weight at 126)

posted by FCF Staff @ 4:40 pm
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