The official weigh in event for UFC on FX 8: "Belfort vs. Rockhold" will take place today (Fri., May 17, 2013) at the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil.
All fighters hit their respective marks except for John Cholish, but many had to do so by stripping all the way down to their birthday suits. Still, it's on for tomorrow night, ladies and sirs.
UFC on FX 8 will feature a top middleweight contender fight that pits storied MMA veteran Vitor Belfort against the last man to hold the Strikeforce 185-pound strap, Luke Rockhold. In the co-main event, Ronaldo Souza will makes his return to Brazil -- and Octagon debut -- opposite Chris Camozzi.
Complete UFC on FX 8 weigh-in results are as follows:
Preliminary Card (FUEL TV):
145 lbs.: Hacran Dias (146) vs. Nik Lentz (146)
155 lbs.: Mike Rio (156) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (154)
135 lbs.: Yuri Alcantara (136) vs. Iliarde Santos (134)
170 lbs.: Michel Prazeres (171) vs. Paulo Thiago (170)
155 lbs.: John Cholish (156.2)* vs. Gleison Tibau (156)
205 lbs.: Roger Hollett (204) vs. Fabio Maldonado (205)
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
*Has one hour to cut the final 0.2 pounds
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC on FX 8 fight card, starting with the Facebook "Prelims," which are scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET, right on through the FUEL TV-televised under card bouts at 6 p.m. ET and then main card action, which is slated to begin at 9 p.m. ET on FX channel.
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 FX 8 coverage you can handle.
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