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The official weigh in event for UFC 143: "Diaz vs. Condit" took place a little later today (Fri., Feb. 3, 2012) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
And all 22 fighters who tipped the scale did so at their contracted weights making all 11 bouts scheduled for tomorrow night's fight card officially official.
UFC 143 will be headlined by former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz battling ex-WEC 170-pound kingpin Carlos Condit for the right to wear the division's Interim strap with Georges St. Pierre on the sidelines recovering from knee surgery.
In the co-main event, former welterweight number one contender Josh Koscheck will try to keep his spot among the 170-pound elite by taking on the venerable Mike Pierce.
Here is the current "Diaz vs. Condit" fight card and line-up:
170 lbs.: Nick Diaz (169) vs. Carlos Condit (169)
Main card (Pay-per-view):
265 lbs.: Fabricio Werdum (246) vs. Roy Nelson (246)
170 lbs.: Josh Koscheck (170) vs. Mike Pierce (170)
135 lbs.: Renan Barao (136) vs. Scott Jorgensen (135)
185 lbs.: Ed Herman (185) vs. Clifford Starks (185)
Preliminary card (FX):
145 lbs.: Dustin Poirier (146) vs. Max Holloway (144)
170 lbs.: Matt Riddle (170) vs. Henry Martinez (169)
135 lbs.: Alex Caceres (136) vs. Edwin Figueroa (135)
170 lbs.: Matt Brown (171) vs. Chris Cope (171)
Preliminary card (Facebook):
***Live video feed available later today.
For those fortunate enough to be in "Sin City" today, remember the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors to the weigh-in will open at 4 p.m. ET. In addition, UFC Fight Club members will be able to attend a special Q&A session with none other than Georges St. Pierre at 1 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., Feb. 4), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view. The latest quick updates of the preliminary card action will begin to flow earlier than that around 6 p.m. ET.
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 143 coverage you can handle.
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