Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held weighs ins for UFC Fight Night 29 earlier today (Oct. 8, 2013), seeing 19 the 20 fighters (Thiago Silva being the exception) scheduled to compete on the card make weight, which means the 10-bout card that goes down tomorrow night at Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Brazil, is now official.
Conclusion of the weigh ins means tomorrow night's fights, headlined by a welterweight showdown pitting Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields, are one-step closer to becoming a reality. All that remains are the winners and losers to be determined inside the Octagon live on Fox Sports 1.
For complete UFC Fight Night 29 weigh-in results click here. And don't forget to check out all the major players squaring off at today's weigh-in event here.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 29 fight card on fight night (Oct. 9, 2013) right here, starting with the FOX Sports 1-televised "Prelims" under card bouts at 5 p.m. ET and then main card action (also on FOX Sports 1), which is slated to begin at 7 p.m. ET.
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