VANCOUVER, CANADA - JUNE 11: UFC fighter Rich Franklin flexes during the weigh-in for UFC 115 at General Motors Place on June 11, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Chuck Liddell will fight Franklin during UFC 115 June 12 in Vancouver. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Zuffa, LLC via Getty Images)
The official weigh in event for UFC 147: "Silva vs. Franklin 2" is set to take place on Friday, June 22, 2012, live from the Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 4 p.m. local time (3 p.m. ET).
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide a live video feed and up-to-the-second coverage of the UFC 147 weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
UFC 147 will feature a reworked main event pitting "The Axe Murderer," Wanderlei Silva, taking on Rich Franklin in a rematch of their UFC 99 encounter that saw "Ace" escape Germany with a closely contested unanimous decision victory.
But that's not all.
Here is the current UFC 147 fight card and line-up:
190 lbs.: Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva
Main Card (Pay-per-view):
185 lbs.: Cezar Ferreira vs. Sergio Moraes (TUF middleweight final)
145 lbs.: Rony Mariano Bezerra vs. Godofredo Pepey (TUF featherweight final)
265 lbs.: Mike Russow vs. Fabricio Werdum
145 lbs.: Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias
Preliminary Card (FX Channel):
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
For those fortunate enough to be in Brazil that weekend, remember the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors to the weigh-in will open at 12 p.m. ET. In addition, UFC Fight Club members will be able to attend a special Q&A session with Mauricio Rua and Junior dos Santos at 1 p.m. ET.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night, which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 6:45 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" bouts on Facebook and FX.
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 147 coverage you can handle.
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