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Friday, Aug 16, 2013

UFC Fight Night 26 Weigh-Ins: “Shogun” Rua and Chael Sonnen set for Headliner

Rua (left) and Sonnen face off (via FUEL TV / UFC)

By FCF Staff

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first card on FOX Sports 1 will go down tomorrow night at Boston’s TD Garden Arena, and all of the competitors scheduled for the event made weight this afternoon without incident.

A light-heavyweight bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Chael Sonnen will headline the card, and both men came in at 205 pounds for the five round tilt.

In the co-main-event, former Strikeforce heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem will face Travis Browne. Overeem tipped the scales at 255.5 pounds and Browne came in at 236.

Here are the official weigh-in results for UFC Fight Night 26.

Main Card (FOX Sports 1/ Sportsnet , 8 p.m. ET)

Mauricio Rua (205) vs. Chael Sonnen (205)

Travis Browne (236) vs. Alistair Overeem (255.5)

Yuri Alcantara (136) vs. Urijah Faber (135.5)

Matt Brown (171) vs. Mike Pyle (170)

Uriah Hall (184) vs. John Howard (185)

Michael Johnson (156) vs. Joe Lauzon (156)

Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1 / Sportsnet 6 p.m. ET)

Michael McDonald (135.5) vs. Brad Pickett (135.5)

Max Holloway (145) vs. Conor McGregor (146)

Mike Brown (145.5) vs. Steven Siler (145.5)

Diego Brandao (146) vs. Daniel Pineda (145.5)

Preliminary Card (Facebook, 4:30 p.m. ET)

Manny Gamburyan (145.5) vs. Cole Miller (146)

Cody Donovan (204) vs. Ovince St. Preux (205.5)

Ramsey Nijem (156) vs. James Vick (155)


posted by FCF Staff @ 4:45 pm
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