The official weigh in event for UFC 163: "Aldo vs. Korean Zombie" took place today (Aug. 2, 2013) LIVE from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
All fighters hit their weight without incident, save for John Lineker, who came in a full four pounds over the limit for his flyweight clash on the main card. He'll have a couple hours to lose the weight.
"Aldo vs. Korean Zombie" will feature a featherweight championship contest in the main event when reigning champion Jose Aldo -- originally scheduled to defend against lightweight import Anthony Pettis -- puts his title on the line against late replacement and "Korean Zombie," Chan Sung Jung.
Complete UFC 163 weigh-in results are as follows:
145 lbs.: UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo (145) vs. Chan Sung Jung (145)
Pay-Per-View Main Card (10 p.m. ET):
205 lbs.: Phil Davis (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (205)
185 lbs.: Cezar Ferreira (185) vs. Thiago Santos (183)
185 lbs.: Thales Leites (185) vs. Tom Watson (185)
125 lbs.: John Lineker (129)* vs. Jose Maria Tome (124)
FX Channel Prelims (8 p.m. ET):
205 lbs.: Vinny Magalhaes (205) vs. Anthony Perosh (205)
135 lbs.: Sheila Gaff (135) vs. Amanda Nunes (136)
170 lbs.: Neil Magny (171) vs. Sergio Moraes (170)
125 lbs.: Ian McCall (125) vs. Iliarde Santos (125)
Facebook Prelims (6:30 p.m. ET):
*Has two hours to lose the additional weight
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 163 card on fight night (Sat., Aug. 3, 2013), starting with the Facebook "Prelims," which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, right on through the FX-televised under card bouts at 8 p.m. ET and then main card PPV action, which is slated to begin at 10 p.m. ET.
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