UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort Official Weigh-In Results

UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort fighter weigh-ins take place tonight, Friday, Feb. 4th, 2011 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 7 p.m. ET.

Headlined by UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, defending his world title against fellow Brazilian Vitor Belfort. Up-and-coming light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Jon Jones will also battle in what could determine the next number one contender. And 205-pound former champions, Rich Franklin and Forrest Griffin will face off in what promises to be an action-packed stand up war the televised pay-per-view (PPV) card.

The festivities take place on the eve of UFC 126, the UFC’s annual Super Bowl-weekendshow. In addition to the pay-per-view main card, two preliminary-card fights air on Spike TV, and one streams for free on Facebook.com

The official weigh-in results:

Anderson Silva (185) vs. Vitor Belfort (185)
Forrest Griffin (205) vs. Rich Franklin (203)
Jon Jones (206) vs. Ryan Bader (205)
Jake Ellenberger (171) vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha (170)
Miguel Torres (136) vs. Antonio Banuelos (136)
Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Paul Kelly (155)
Chad Mendes (146) vs. Michihiro Omigawa (146)
Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto (135) vs. Demetrious Johnson (136)
Paul Taylor (156) vs. Gabe Ruediger (155)
Kyle Kingsbury (205) vs. Ricardo Romero (205)
Mike Pierce (172)* vs. Kenny Robertson (170)

* Mike Pierce missed weight on first attempt; made 171-pounds on second try

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