UFC on FX 8 is set to break the UFC‘s rare month long drought with a card headlined by Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold. The event, which will take place in the Arena Jaragua, Brazil, is only a day away. what does that mean? Thats right, it’s weigh-ins day. The fighters have hit the scales and here is how they fared:
Rafael Natal (186lbs) vs. Joao Zeferino (184lbs)
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Hacran Dias (146lbs) vs. Nik Lentz (146lbs)
Francisco Trinaldo (154lbs) vs. Mike Rio (156lbs)
Gleison Tibau (156lbs) vs. John Cholish (156.2lbs)*
Paulo Thiago (170lbs) vs. Michel Prazeres (171lbs)
Yuri Alcantara (136lbs) vs. Iliarde Santos (134lbs)
Fabio Maldonado (205lbs) vs. Roger Hollett (204lbs)
John Liniker (126lbs) vs. Azamat Gashimov (126lbs)
Jussier Formiga (126lbs) vs. Chris Cariaso (126lbs)
Lucas Martins (153lbs) vs. Jeremy Larsen (155lbs)
*Cholish has one hour to cut 0.2lbs.
So all fighters, bar John Cholish, made weight today. Things got pretty heated between Luke Rockhold and Vitor Belfort. After some shoving, the two Middleweight scrappers had to be separated. I am pumped for this event, all the fighters looked in great shape. Check out the full weigh-in video below and stay tuned to Lowkick!