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Friday, Jan 17, 2014

(Updated) WSOF 8 Weigh-In Results: Patishnock Misses Weight on First Attempt

Patishnock and Gaethje (right) (photo via Ryan Loco / WSOF)

By FCF Staff

Here are the official weigh-in results for tomorrow night’s World Series of Fighting event in Hollywood, Florida, which will feature Justin Gaethje battling Rich Patishnock in the main event.

The bout is set to determine the promotion’s inaugural, lightweight champion, however, Patishnock came in slightly overweight on his first attempt. Patishnock came in at 155.4 pounds, but since it is a title fight, he is not allowed one pound leeway. As a result, the 6-1 fighter has two hours to cut .4 pounds.

The 10-0 Gaethje, meanwhile, weighed in at 154.6.

Tomorrow’s WSOF 8 event will be hosted by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, and the main card will be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network.

Main Card (NBC Sports Network, 9 p.m. ET)

Inaugural Lightweight Title

Justin Gaethje (154.6) vs. Richard Patishnock (155.4)*

Anthony Johnson (204.8) vs. Mike Kyle (205.6)

Inaugural Women’s Strawweight Title

Jessica Aguilar (114.8) vs. Alida Gray (114.4)

Cody Bollinger (135.6) vs. Tyson Nam (136.2)*

Luis Palomino (155.6) vs. Jorge Patino (155)

Preliminary Card (Online, 6:30 p.m. ET)

Valdir Araujo (170.8) vs. Tyler Stinson (170.4)

Scott Barrett (261.6) vs. Derrick Mehmen (246.2)

Sidemar Honorio (126) vs. Alexis Vila (126.6)*

Freddy Assuncao (145.4) vs. Brenson Hansen (144.4)

Jose Caceres (170.4) vs. Anderson Melo (171)

*fighter has two hours to cut the additional weight

(Update: Nam, Patishnock and Vila all made weight on their second attempts, and came in at 136, 155, and 125.4 respectively)



posted by FCF Staff @ 6:13 pm
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