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Friday, Apr 19, 2013

UFC on FOX 7 Weigh-Ins: Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez Set For Historic Bout

Henderson and Melendez (right) face off (photo via FUEL TV / UFC)

By FCF Staff

All of the competitors for tomorrow night’s UFC on FOX 7 card in San Jose made weight this afternoon, including UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson and former Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez.

Henderson came in at 155 pounds for the main event tilt, and Melendez weighed in at 154, before the two engaged in an intense face-off.

The event’s most heated square off involved heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Frank Mir, who talked to each other for several moments, after weighing in at 235 and 257 pounds respectively.

Here are the official weigh-in results.

UFC Lightweight Championship

Benson Henderson (155) vs. Gilbert Melendez (154)

Main Card

Daniel Cormier (235) vs. Frank Mir (257)

Nate Diaz (156) vs. Josh Thomson (155)

Matt Brown (171) vs. Jordan Mein (170)

Preliminary Card (FX, 5 p.m. ET)

Darren Elkins (145) vs. Chad Mendes (146)

Francis Carmont (186) vs. Lorenz Larkin (186)

Myles Jury (156) vs. Ramsey Nijem (156)

Joseph Benavidez (125) vs. Darren Uyenoyama (125)

Jorge Masvidal (156) vs. Tim Means (156)

T.J. Dillashaw (136) vs. Hugo Viana (135)

Preliminary Card (Facebook, 4 p.m. ET)

Roger Bowling (156) vs. Anthony Njokuani (155)

Clifford Starks (185.5) vs. Yoel Romero (185)



posted by FCF Staff @ 7:42 pm
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