The official weigh-in event for UFC 126: "Silva vs. Belfort" is set to go down on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
It is currently scheduled to air LIVE right here on MMAmania.com, as well as several other online destinations via streaming video. The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 7 p.m. ET.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide the latest coverage of the UFC 126 weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
UFC 126 will be headlined by 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 hook 'em up in a battle that could determine the next division contender.
And 205-pound veterans and former champions Rich Franklin and Forrest Griffin will collide in what promises to be an action-packed showdown on the televised pay-per-view (PPV) card.
Here is the current UFC 126 fight card:
185 lbs.: UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort
Main Card (Televised):
205 lbs.: Forrest Griffin vs. Rich Franklin
170 lbs.: Jake Ellenberger vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha
205 lbs.: Ryan Bader vs. Jon Jones
135 lbs.: Antonio Banuelos vs. Miguel Torres
Undercard (May not be broadcast):
155 lbs.: Paul Kelly vs. Donald Cerrone
145 lbs.: Chad Mendes vs. Michihiro Omigawa
155 lbs.: Gabe Ruediger vs. Paul Taylor
135 lbs.: Demetrious Johnson vs. Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto
205 lbs.: Kyle Kingsbury vs. Ricardo Romero
170 lbs.: Mike Pierce vs. Kenny Robertson
For those fortunate enough to be in "Sin City" for the promotion's highly-anticipated Super Bowl weekend bonanza, remember that the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors to the weigh-in will open at 3 p.m. PT for the general public.
In addition, UFC Fight Club members will be able to attend an exclusive Q&A session with former WEC superstars Urijah "The California Kid" Faber and Anthony "Showtime" Pettis on that same day at 2 p.m. PT (check-in starts at 1 p.m.).
Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of UFC 126, beginning with the PPV telecast at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. In addition, we will deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the under card action much earlier on fight night.
It's going to be a fun night of fights so don't miss it. And remember to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight UFC 126 coverage you can handle.