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UFC Fight Night 29 Weigh-In Results: Maia, Shields Ready to Go

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On Tuesday, all 20 UFC Fight Night 29 fighters hit the scale for Wednesday’s bouts.

The weigh-ins took place at the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil, the same venue that will host Wednesday’s fights.

UFC Fight Night 29’s main event will feature a battle of submission aces as No.4-ranked welterweight Demian Maia (18-4) against former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields (28-6-1).

In the co-main event, welterweights Erick Silva (15-3) and Dong Hyun Kim (17-2-1) will look to climb their way towards the top-10 ranks.

Also, Team Alpha Male standout and No.9-ranked bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw (8-1) will kick off the main card pitted against the No.5-ranked Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Raphael Assuncao (20-4).

UFC Fight Night 29 weigh-in results are below. Watch the full weigh-in by CLICKING HERE.


MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET)

Demian Maia (171) vs. Jake Shields (171)

Dong Hyun Kim (171) vs. Erick Silva (170)

Matt Hamill (205) vs. *Thiago Silva (208)

Joey Beltran (205) vs. Fabio Maldonado (204)

Rousimar Palhares (171) vs. Mike Pierce (171)

Raphael Assuncao (135) vs. T.J. Dillashaw (136)


PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 5 p.m. ET)

Igor Araujo (171) vs. Ildemar Alcantara (171)

Yan Cabral (170) vs. David Mitchell (171)

Chris Cariaso  (125) vs. Iliarde Santos (126)

Alan Patrick (155) vs. Garett Whiteley (156)

*Thiago Silva will have two hours to cut two pounds

UPDATE: Later on Tuesday, Thiago Silva hit the scales again and still could not make the 206-pound weight limit.

UFC officials stated that not only will Thiago Silva be fined 25 percent of his purse, but he will also not be eligible for any post-fight bonuses.  This means that if he finishes his fight he will miss out on collecting bonuses upwards of $50,000.


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