The official weigh-in event for UFC 111: "St. Pierre vs. Hardy" is set to go down from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on Friday, March 26, 2010.
It is currently scheduled to air LIVE right here on MMAmania.com, as well as several other online destinations 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 111 weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
UFC 111 will feature a 170-pound title defense by promotion superstar Georges St. Pierre as "Rush" answers the call of British striker Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy. In addition, heavyweights Frank Mir and Shane Carwin will collide to determine the next challenger for returning champion Brock Lesnar.
Here is the current "St. Pierre vs. Hardy" fight card:
170 lbs.: Georges St. Pierre vs. Dan Hardy
Main card (Televised):
265 lbs.: Frank Mir vs. Shane Carwin
170 lbs.: Thiago Alves vs. Jon Fitch
170 lbs.: Jake Ellenberger vs. Ben Saunders
155 lbs.: Jim Miller vs. Mark Bocek
Under card (May not be broadcast):
155 lbs.: Nate Diaz vs. Rory Markham
170 lbs.: Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Brown
205 lbs.: Jared Hamman vs. Rodney Wallace
185 lbs.: Tomasz Drwal vs. Rousimar Palhares
155 lbs.: Fabricio Camoes vs. Kurt Pellegrino
For those fortunate enough to be in "The Garden State" for the promotion’s return trip to the Prudential Center, 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 former welterweight champion, Matt Serra, on that same day at 2 p.m. ET (check-in starts at 12:30 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, March 27), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view from Newark. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 8 p.m. ET with the preliminary bouts.
It’s going to be a fun night of fights so don’t miss it. And remember to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight UFC 111 coverage you can handle.