The official weigh-in event for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 9 Finale took place today (June 19) from "The Pearl" at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.
All 20 fighters who tipped the scales this evening made weight without incident with the exception of Mike Ciesnolevicz. He came in three pounds heavy for his light heavyweight showdown with Tomasz Drwal and will has been penalized 20 percent of his show purse, which will go to the "Polish Gorilla."
Main event participants Diego Sanchez and Clay Guida didn't come to any pre-fight fisticuffs; however, both fighters did a fine job of demonstrating their intensity/enthusiasm ... in their own unique ways.
Here are the complete TUF 9 Finale weigh in results:
155 lbs.: Diego Sanchez (156) vs. Clay Guida (155)
170 lbs.: DeMarques Johnson (170) vs. James Wilks (171)
155 lbs.: Ross Pearson (156) vs. Andre Winner (155)
170 lbs.: Chris Lytle (170) vs. Kevin Burns (171)
155 lbs.: Joe Stevenson (155) vs. Nate Diaz (156)
155 lbs.: Melvin Guillard (155) vs. Gleison Tibau (155)
155 lbs.: Brad Blackburn (170) vs. Edgar Garcia (171)
205 lbs.: Mike Ciesnolevicz (208) vs. Tomasz Drwal (205)*
170 lbs.: Frank Lester (170) vs. Nick Osipczak (170)
155 lbs.: Jason Dent (155) vs. Cameron Dollar (154)
Note: Fighters are allowed to weigh one pound more than the division limit in non-title fights.
*Ciesnolevicz and Drwal agreed to fight at 208 pounds.
Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Saturday, June 20), which is slated to air beginning at 9 p.m. ET on Spike TV. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 7 p.m. ET.
It’s going to be a good night of fights so don’t miss it. Be sure to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight TUF 9 Finale coverage you can handle.
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Here's the video highlight package for those who missed it: