The official weigh-in event for UFC 128: "Shogun vs. Jones" is set to go down on Friday, March 18, 2011, at the AmeriHealth Pavilion from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
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 4 p.m. ET.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide the latest coverage of the UFC 128 weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
UFC 128 will be headlined by Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, defending his 205-pound world title against division number one contender Jon "Bones" Jones in the main event of the evening.
Here is the current UFC 128 line up:
205 lbs.: Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (19-4) vs. Jon Jones (12-1)
Main Card (Televised):
135 lbs.: Urijah Faber (24-4) vs. Eddie Wineland (18-6-1)
155 lbs.: Jim Miller (19-2) vs. Kamal Shalorus (7-0-2)
265 lbs.: Brendan Schaub (7-1) vs. Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic (27-8-2)
155 lbs.: Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-3) vs. Nate Marquardt (30-10-2)
Undercard (May not be broadcast):
155 lbs.: Kurt Pellegrino (16-5) vs. Gleison Tibau (21-7)
170 lbs.: Ricardo Almeida (13-4) vs. Mike Pyle (20-7-1)
155 lbs.: Anthony Njokuani (13-4) vs. Edson Barboza Jr. (7-0)
205 lbs.: Luiz Cane (10-3) vs. Eliot Marshall (10-2)
135 lbs.: Joseph Benavidez (13-2) vs. Ian Loveland (14-7)
145 lbs.: Raphael Assuncao (16-3) vs. Erik Koch (11-1)
185 lbs.: Nick Catone (8-2) vs. Dan Miller (13-4)
For those fortunate enough to be in "The Garden State" for the promotion's highly-anticipated return to "The Rock," 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. ET for the general public.
In addition, UFC Fight Club members will be able to attend an exclusive Q&A session with former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell on that same day at 2 p.m. ET (check-in starts at 1 p.m.).
Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of UFC 128, beginning with the PPV telecast at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 19, 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 128 coverage you can handle.