||09-28-2012 11:02 AM
UFC: Struve vs Miocic Weigh-Ins (Video & Results)
NOTTINGHAM, England – MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) was on scene and reporting live from today's official UFC on FUEL TV 5 fighter weigh-ins.
Today's festivities took place at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England.
While the main-card fighters were on weight, late-notice prelim replacement DaMarques Johnson weighed 183 pounds for a 175-pound catchweight fight with Gunnar Nelson.
UFC officials haven't clarified if Johnson, who took the fight on a few weeks' notice, will be fined or he'll continue trying to cut weight.
Among those also weighing in were heavyweights Stefan Struve (251 pounds) and Stipe Miocic (239), who co-headline the event, and welterweights Dan Hardy (169) and Amir Sadollah (169), who clash in the co-main event.
The UFC on FUEL TV 5 weigh-in results included:
MAIN CARD (FUEL TV, 4 p.m. ET)
Stipe Miocic (239) vs. Stefan Struve (251)
Dan Hardy (169) vs. Amir Sadollah (169)
Yves Jabouin (136) vs. Brad Pickett (135)
Paul Sass (156) vs. Matt Wiman (156)
John Hathaway (169) vs. John Maguire (169)
Duane Ludwig (169) vs. Che Mills (170)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 1 p.m. ET)
Kyle Kingsbury (204) vs. Jimi Manuwa (204)
Akira Corassani (144) vs. Andy Ogle (144)
Brad Tavares (185) vs. Tom Watson (186)
DaMarques Johnson (183)* vs. Gunnar Nelson (175) - 175-pound catchweight
Robert Peralta (144) vs. Jason Young (145)
* - Has one hour to make weight
Anyone knows why Nelson vs Johnson was a 175 catchweight bout? Is it due to Johnson being a short notice replacement?
He just fought a month ago. Not very sure why he isn't able to cut the weight...and he came in at 183, hmm.
Edit: Whats up with Kingsbury? Made me laugh. That beard.
||09-28-2012 03:46 PM
Can anyone shed some light on that catchweight bout?
||09-28-2012 05:37 PM
DaMarques Johnson only took the fight on 2 weeks notice, so i guess he said he wouldnt be able to make 170.
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