LAS VEGAS - MAY 28: UFC fighter Rashad Evans weighs in for his fight against UFC fighter Quinton "Rampage" Jackson at UFC 114: Rampage versus Rashad at the Mandalay Bay Hotel on May 28, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
The official weigh in event for UFC on FOX 2: "Evans vs. Davis" is set to take place next Friday (Jan. 27, 2012) live from the Chicago Theater in Chicago, Illinois.
The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 5 p.m. ET.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide up-to-the-second coverage of the UFC on FOX 2 weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
UFC on FOX 2 will feature a light heavyweight match-up between former division champion Rashad Evans and undefeated prospect Phil Davis. The winner could be in line for a shot at Jon Jones 205-pound title.
Also booked for the "Windy City" fight card is a middleweight bout between Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping. UFC President Dana White has declared the winner the new 185-pound number one contender.
Here is the current UFC on FOX 2 fight card and line-up:
205 lbs.: Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis
Main Card (FOX):
Preliminary Card (FUEL TV):
155 lbs.: Evan Dunham vs. Nik Lentz
155 lbs.: Michael Johnson vs. Shane Roller
265 lbs.: Jon Olav Einemo vs. Mike Russow
145 lbs.: George Roop vs. Cub Swanson
145 lbs.: Charles Oliveira vs. Eric Wisely
265 lbs.: Joey Beltran vs. Lavar Johnson
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
155 lbs.: Chris Camozzi vs. Dustin Jacoby
For those fortunate enough to be in "Chi-town" next week, remember the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors to the weigh-in will open at 3 p.m. CT. In addition, UFC Fight Club members will be able to attend a special Q&A session with light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones at 2 p.m. local time.
Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Sat., Jan. 28), which is slated to air at 9 p.m. ET on FOX. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 6 p.m. ET with the preliminary bouts on FUEL TV.
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 on FOX 2 coverage you can handle.
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