The official weigh-in event for UFC 90: "Silva vs. Cote" is set to take place at the historic Chicago Theatre in Chicago, Ill., on Friday, October 24.
It will air live on DirecTV (Channel 101) at 5 p.m. ET -- there’s no word yet on whether it will also be streamed live over the Internet … we’ll keep you posted.
Of course, MMAmania.com will provide up-to-the-minute coverage of the UFC 90 weigh-in, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude for those who miss it.
Here’s the complete line up:
UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva (22-4) vs. Patrick Cote (13-4)
Main card (Televised):
170 lbs.: Thiago Alves (15-3) vs. Josh Koscheck (11-2)
265 lbs.: Fabricio Werdum (11-3-1) vs. Junior Dos Santos (6-1)
155 lbs.: Sean Sherk (32-3 –1) vs. Tyson Griffin (12-1)
155 lbs.: Gray Maynard (5-0) vs. Rich Clementi (32-12-1)
Under card (May not be broadcast):
185 lbs.: Thales Leites (14-1) vs. Drew McFedries (7-4)
155 lbs.: Spencer Fisher (21-4) vs. Shannon Gugerty (11-2)
185 lbs.: Dan Miller (9-1) vs. Matt Horwich (23-10-1)
155 lbs.: Hermes Franca (18-7) vs. Marcus Aurelio (16-6)
170 lbs.: Pete Sell (7-4) vs. Josh Burkman (9-6)
For those in town for the UFC debut in the Chicago area remember that the weigh-ins are FREE to attend and open to the public. The Chicago Theatre is located at 175 N. State Street.
Of course, fans are encouraged to show up about an hour before the fighters tip the scales to rub elbows, take pictures and get autographs from the several fighters who will likely be in attendance. UFC Fight Club members will also be able to attend an exclusive Q&A session with former welterweigh champion Matt Hughes before the weigh-in begins.
In addition to coverage of the weigh-in, remember that MMAmania.com will also provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night, which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view (PPV) from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., on October 25.
Of course, the latest quick updates of the prelim bouts will begin to flow earlier than that at around 8:30 p.m. ET.
It’s going to be a fun night of fights … check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight coverage you can handle.