The official weigh-in event for UFC 101: "Declaration" is set to take place from the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia on Friday, Aug. 7, 2009.
It is currently scheduled to air LIVE on UFC.com via streaming video. The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 4 p.m. ET.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide the latest coverage of the UFC 101 weigh-in, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
"Declaration" will feature a main event between lightweight champion BJ Penn and number one contender Kenny Florian. In addition, UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva will step up once again to compete at light heavyweight against former 205-pound champion, Forrest Griffin, in a three-round, non-title special attraction.
Here’s the complete UFC 101 fight card:
UFC Lightweight Champion BJ Penn vs. Kenny Florian
Main card (Televised):
205 lbs.: Forrest Griffin vs. Anderson Silva
170 lbs.: Amir Sadollah vs. Johny Hendricks
185 lbs.: Kendall Grove vs. Ricardo Almeida
155 lbs.: Kurt Pellegrino vs. Josh Neer
Under card (May not be broadcast):
155 lbs.: Shane Nelson vs. Aaron Riley
170 lbs.: John Howard vs. Tamdan McCrory
185 lbs.: Alessio Sakara vs. Thales Leites
170 lbs.: Matt Riddle vs. Dan Cramer
170 lbs.: Danillo Villefort vs. Jesse Lennox
For those fortunate enough to be in "The City of Brotherly Love" for the promotion's first-ever trip to the "Keystone State" remember that the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors to the weigh-in will open at 3 p.m. local time for the general public.
In addition, UFC Fight Club members will be able to attend an exclusive Q&A session with UFC President Dana White and co-owner, Lorenzo Fertitta, on that same day an hour earlier at 2 p.m.
Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Saturday, Aug. 8), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view from the Wachovia Center.
The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 8 p.m. ET.
It’s going to be an awesome and memorable night of fights so don’t miss it. And remember to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight UFC 101 coverage you can handle.