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Friday, Oct 24, 2014

UFC 179 Weigh-In Results: Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes Make Weight, Three Fighters Miss Mark on First Attempt

Jose Aldo (left) and Chad Mendes square off (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes cleared the final hurdle for their headlining fight tomorrow night at UFC 179, which will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The champion Aldo came in at 145 pounds, as did the #1 contender Mendes.

Three men failed to make weight on their initial attempt, however, as Scott Jorgensen, Fabricio Camoes and Tony Martin came in too heavy. They have one hour to shed the additional weight.

Here are the weigh-in results for UFC 179.

Main Card (PPV, 10 PM/ ET)

Featherweight Championship

Jose Aldo (145) vs. Chad Mendes (145)

Phil Davis (205) vs. Glover Teixeira (205)

Fabio Maldonado (205) vs. Hans Stringer (206)

Darren Elkins (145) vs. Lucas Martins (146)

Beneil Dariush (156) vs. Diego Ferreira (156)

Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1, 8 PM/ET)

William Macario (170)vs. Neil Magny (171)

Yan Cabral (156) vs. Naoyuki Kotani (155)

Scott Jorgensen (128)* vs. Wilson Reis (125)

Felipe Arantes (146) vs. Andre Fili (146)

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass, 7 PM/ET)

Gilbert Burns (155) vs. Christos Giagos (156)

Fabricio Camoes (158)* vs. Tony Martin (157)*

*fighter did not make weigh on initial attempt


posted by FCF Staff @ 2:35 pm
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