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UFC 168 Weigh-In Results; Fighter Misses Weight, Forfeits 25 Percent Of Purse


The time is finally here. After UFC 162’s epic weigh-in ‘kiss’ between former UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva and current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, they get to stare across from each other in the last pre-fight step before the fight.

The stare down for the main event lived up to some expectations as Silva stood on the right side for the first time since his second fight in the UFC, a title fight opposite Rich Franklin. Silva uncharacteristically put his hands up to Weidman who didn’t seem even slightly moved by Silva’s intensity.

Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate got one more look at one another outside of the Octagon as well. Both women came in on weight and set the stage for a highly anticipated women’s title fight.

Most every fighter made weight with several having to take off their fight shorts or jeans but all but one hitting the mark on their second attempt. The one who didn’t was featherweight fighter Diego Brandao weighed in at 153-pounds on the second attempt. He will be forced to forfeit 25 percent of his purse.


Main Event: UFC Middleweight Championship

(c)Chris Weidman (184) vs. Anderson Silva (185)

Co-Main Event: UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship
(c)Ronda Rousey (135)  vs. Miesha Tate (135)

Heavyweight Division 
Josh Barnett (252)  vs. Travis Browne (242)

Lightweight Division 
Jim Miller (156) vs. Fabricio Camoes (156)

Featherweight Division 
Dustin Poirier (146)  vs. Diego Brandao (151.5)*

FOX Sports 1 Prelims

Middleweight Division 
Chris Leben (185.5) vs. Uriah Hall (185)

Lightweight Division 
Gleison Tibau (156) vs. Michael Johnson (156)

Featherweight Division 
Dennis Siver (145)  vs. Manny Gamburyan (146)

Welterweight Division 
John Howard (171) vs. Siyar Bahadurzada (171)

Online Prelims

Welterweight Division
William Macario (171)  vs. Bobby Voelker (171)

Featherweight Division 
Robbie Peralta  (145.5) vs. Estevan Payan (145)

UFC 168 takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 28th.

*Forfeits 25% of his purse. Weighed in at 151.1 on second official attempt.