The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 38: "Shogun vs. Henderson 2" took place today (Sat., March 22, 2014) LIVE from Ginasio Nelio Dias in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
Only Ronny Markes missed weight, coming in a staggering four pounds over the limit for his middleweight bout against Thiago Santos on the preliminary card. He will be forfeit 20-percent of his purse and the bout will go on.
"Shogun vs. Henderson 2" will feature Mauricio Rua and Dan Henderson squaring off in a rematch of one of the most memorable bouts in UFC history. Joining the war horses on the FOX Sports 1-televised main card will be a slew of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) winners and alums, including C.B. Dollaway, Cezar Ferreira, Leonardo Santos, Norman Parke and Diego Brandao, among others.
Complete UFC Fight Night 38 weigh in results are as follows:
205 lbs.: Shogun Rua (205) vs. Dan Henderson (202)
185 lbs.: Cezar Ferreira (185) vs. CB Dollaway (184)
155 lbs.: Leonardo Santos (155) vs. Norman Parke (156)
205 lbs.: Fabio Maldonado (203) vs. Gian Villante (204)
155 lbs.: Michel Prazeres (155) vs. Mairbek Taisumov (155)
145 lbs.: Rony Jason (145) vs. Steven Siler (146)
145 lbs.: Diego Brandao (144) vs. Will Chope (146)
185 lbs.: Ronny Markes (190)* vs. Thiago Santos (183)
125 lbs.: Jussier Formiga (125) vs. Scott Jorgensen (125)
170 lbs.: Thiago Perpetuo (170) vs. Kenny Robertson (171)
145 lbs.: Noad Lahat (145) vs. Godofredo Pepey (145)
205 lbs.: Hans Stringer (204) vs. Francimar Barroso (204)
*Markes has one hour to lose four pounds, but he will not do so and forfeit 20-percent of his purse
Remember, too, that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 38 fight card on fight night, starting with the Fight Pass "Prelims" matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. ET, right on through the FOX Sports 1-televised under card bouts at 5 p.m. ET and then main card action that will begin at 7 p.m. ET.
See you then!