The official weigh-in event for UFC 116: "Lesnar vs. Carwin" is set to go down this Friday (July 2) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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. PT.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide the latest coverage of the UFC 116 weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
UFC 116 will feature a titanic heavyweight showdown between division champion Brock Lesnar and interim titlist Shane Carwin. It marks the return of the promotion's biggest box office draw, Lesnar, who will return from a career-threatening intestinal problem to once again establish himself as the undisputed man among men.
"Lesnar vs. Carwin" will also feature a middleweight showdown between Chris Leben and Yoshihiro Akiyama, as well as a highly-anticipated rematch between Stephan Bonnar and Krzysztof Soszynski.
Here is the current UFC 116 fight card:
265 lbs.: Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin
Main card (Televised):
185 lbs.: Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Chris Leben
170 lbs.: Matt Brown vs. Chris Lytle
155 lbs.: Kurt Pellegrino vs. George Sotiropoulos
205 lbs.: Stephan Bonnar vs. Krzysztof Soszynski
UFC Prelims (Spike TV broadcast):
265 lbs.: Brendan Schaub vs. Chris Tuchscherer
205 lbs.: Seth Petruzelli vs. Ricardo Romero
Under card (May not be broadcast):
185 lbs.: Dave Branch vs. Gerald Harris
265 lbs.: Jon Madsen vs. Karlos Vemola
170 lbs.: Kendall Grove vs. Goran Reljic
170 lbs.: Daniel Roberts vs. Forrest Petz
For those fortunate enough to be in "Sin City" for the promotion’s highly-anticipated return to the MGM Grand, 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. PT for the general public.
In addition, UFC Fight Club members will be able to attend an exclusive Q&A session with former welterweight number one contender Dan Hardy on that same day at 2 p.m. PT (check-in starts at 1 p.m.).
Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of UFC 116 beginning with the PPV telecast at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, July 3. In addition, we will deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the under card action much earlier on fight night.
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 116 coverage you can handle.