UFC on FOX 5 Weigh-In Results: Nate Diaz Makes Weight After Three Attempts
By FCF Staff
It may have taken some extra time to make it official, but Saturday’s UFC on FOX 5 card will still feature a title fight between lightweight champ Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz in the main event.
Diaz reportedly came in at 155.6 on his first attempt to make weight this afternoon in Seattle, which is .6 above the allowed limit for a title fight, but was able to cut down to 155 shortly thereafter on his third attempt.
The champion Henderson came in at 154.6 on his first attempt.
Mike Easton also required extra time to make 135 pounds for his bantamweight bout with Raphael Assuncao, while lightweight Henry Martinez was unable to to make 156 and will forfeit part of his purse to Daron Cruickshank.
Here are the weigh-in results for UFC on FOX 5, which will be hosted by Seattle’s Key Arena.
Benson Henderson (154.6) vs. Nate Diaz (155)
MAIN TELEVISED CARD FOR FOX:
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (205) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (205.4)
B.J. Penn (168.2) vs. Rory MacDonald (170.2)
Mike Swick (170) vs. Matt Brown (170.2)
PRELIMS ON FX / SPORTSNET:
Jeremy Stephens (155.8) vs. Yves Edwards (155)
Raphael Assuncao (136) vs. Mike Easton (135)
Ramsey Nijem (155.4) vs. Joe Proctor (154.6)
Daron Cruickshank (155) vs. Henry Martinez (158.8)*
Marcus LeVesseur (155.4) vs. Abel Trujillo (155.4)
Dennis Siver (146) vs. Nam Phan (145.4)
PRELIMS ON FACEBOOK:
Scott Jorgensen (135.2) vs. John Albert (136)
*Martinez was not able to make weight and will forfeit 20%of his fight purse to his opponent.