The official weigh in event for UFC 153: "Silva vs. Bonnar" went down earlier today (Oct. 12, 2012) LIVE from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
All fighters made weight without incident.
"Silva vs. Bonnar" will be headlined by UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, as he jumps up a weight class to fill the void left by Jose Aldo. Waiting to greet him will be longtime light heavyweight veteran Stephan Bonnar.
Elsewhere on the card, Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado in a battle for Brazilian bragging rights in addition to the return of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who looks to exorcise the ghost of Frank Mir by putting away Dave Herman.
Here are the complete UFC 153 weigh in results:
Main Card (Pay-per-view):
205 lbs.: Glover Teixeira (204) vs. Fabio Maldonado (203)
265 lbs.: Dave Herman (244) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (243)
170 lbs.: Jon Fitch (170) vs. Erick Silva (169)
205 lbs.: Phil Davis (206) vs. Wagner Prado (204)
170 lbs.: Demian Maia (170) vs. Rick Story (170)
Preliminary Card (FX Channel):
155 lbs.: Rony Mariano Bezerra (145) vs. Sam Sicilia (146)
170 lbs.: Sergio Moraes (169) vs. Renee Forte (169)
145 lbs.: Diego Brandao (144) vs. Joey Gambino (146)
155 lbs.: Francisco Trinaldo (154) vs. Gleison Tibau (155)
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card bouts on fight night (Sat., Oct. 13, 2012), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view (PPV). The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 6:45 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" match-ups on Facebook and FX.
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