All of the contestants participating in tomorrow night’s UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort” event tipped the scales today inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
Here is how the weight contest played out:
Rafael dos Anjos (155.5) vs. Rob Emerson (155.5)
Vladimir Matyushenko (205) vs. Igor Pokrajac (203)
Eliot Marshall (204.75) vs. Jason Brilz (205.25)
Brian Foster (170.75) vs. Rick Story (170)
Nick Lentz (155) vs. Rafaello Oliveira (155.25)
Jim Miller (154.5) vs. Steve Lopez (154.5)
Drew McFedries (185.25) and Tomasz Drawl (185)
Efrain Escudero (157) vs. Cole Miller (155)*
Hermes Franca (159) vs. Tyson Griffin (155.5)#
Frank Trigg (170.25) vs. Josh Koshcheck (170)
Paul Daley (170) vs. Martin Kampmann (169.5)
Junior dos Santos (236) vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (226)
Rich Franklin (195) vs. Vitor Belfort (199.25) (195-pound Catchweight Bout)^
* – Escudero will be given two additional hours to lose one pound meet the 156-lb. maximum for his lightweight bout.
# – UFC announcer Joe Rogan just announced that the lightweight scrap between the two has been changed to “an agreed upon catchweight bout of 159-pounds”.
^ – Belfort hit the following on his first three attempts: 197.5, 196.5, 196.25. He will be given two additional hours to lose the .25-lbs. to reach the 196-pound maximum for his 195-lb. catchweight bout.