The official weigh in event for UFC on Fox 8: "Johnson vs. Moraga" is set to take place tonight (July 26, 2013) LIVE from the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington.
There were some weighty issues, including three of the preliminary card fighters missing weight, but on the main card -- and more importantly the main event -- is intact.
"Johnson vs. Moraga" will feature a flyweight championship main event as Demetrious Johnson puts his 125-pound title on the line against top contender John Moraga. In the co-main event, surging welterweight prospect Rory MacDonald meets the hard-hitting Jake Ellenberger in what is being pegged as a No. 1 contenders bout.
Complete UFC on Fox 8 weigh-in results are as follows:
125 lbs.: UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson (124.5) vs. John Moraga (124.5)
FOX Main Card (8 p.m. ET):
FX Channel Prelims (5 p.m. ET):
155 lbs.: Michael Chiesa (155.5) vs. Jorge Masvidal (157.5)***
155 lbs.: Danny Castillo (155) vs. Tim Means (160)**
155 lbs.: Mac Danzig (155) vs. Melvin Guillard (155)
155 lbs.: Daron Cruickshank (156) vs. Yves Edwards (155)
135 lbs.: Julie Kedzie (135.5) vs. Germaine de Randamie (135)
Facebook Prelims (3:30 p.m. ET):
*Has two hours to lose the extra pound.
**Will be fined but fight will go on.
***Has two hours to lose extra 1.5 pounds.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire card on fight night (Sat., July 27, 2013), starting with the Facebook "Prelims," which are scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. ET, right on through the FX-televised under card bouts and then main card action, which is slated to air at 8 p.m. ET on FOX.
See you then!
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