Chael Sonnen vs. Shogun Rua staredown pic from UFC Fight Night 26 weigh ins

UFC Fight Night 26 is just around the corner and earlier today (Aug. 16, 2013), each fighter competing on the card went nose-to-nose at the weigh-ins in a preview of this weekend's fisticuffs in Boston, including Shogun Rua, Chael Sonnen, and more. Check it out!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Aug. 16, 2013) at the TD Garden Arena in Boston, Massachusetts, for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 26: "Shogun vs. Sonnen" event, which is scheduled to take place at the same location tomorrow night live on broadcast television.

For complete UFC Fight Night 26 weigh in results and video click here.

The staredowns were nothing to write home about, as is usually the case, but you can at least get a look at how each fighter chose to square off against his opponent.

205 lbs.: Mauricio Rua vs. Chael Sonnen

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265 lbs.: Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne

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135 lbs.: Urijah Faber vs. Yuri Alcantara

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MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire card on fight night (Sat., Aug. 17, 2013), starting with the Facebook "Prelims," which are scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET, right on through the FOX-Sports televised under card bouts and then main card action, which is slated to air at 8 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.

See you then!

For more news and notes be sure to check out our UFC Fight Night 26 archive here.

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