UFC 139 Weigh-In Results: Two Fighters Miss Weight

via www.themmanews.com

Nearly all the fighters for UFC 139 made weight Friday in San Jose, California, with a faulty scale causing issues and two fighters missing weight.

The California State Athletic Commission rep on site had difficulty reading the weights, causing UFC "babysitter to the stars" Burt Watson to become a bit more involved than usual. Shamar Bailey, Nick Pace and Miguel Torres all initially missed weights to varying degrees, but Joe Rogan told the crowd the scale on the stage was reading differently than a backstage scale.

UPDATE 8:10 PM: Pace gave up 20% of his purse before coming out, so he was definitely over. Bailey re-weighed himself afterward and was officially 158 pounds, also forfeiting 20% of his purse. On his third attempt nearly an hour later, Torres made weight.

The main event of UFC 139 is a light heavyweight match-up between former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and former Strikeforce and Pride champion Dan Henderson. Local favorite Cung Le faces former Pride superstar Wanderlei Silva in the co-main event.

Main Card:
Dan Henderson (203) vs. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (205)

Cung Le (185) vs. Wanderlei Silva (185)

Brian Bowles (136) vs. Urijah Faber (136)

Martin Kampmann (170.5) vs. Rick Story (170.5): Story got a bit too close to Kampmann, who responded with a shove. Dana White broke this up quickly.

Stephan Bonnar (205) vs. Kyle Kingsbury (205)

Preliminary Card:
Ryan Bader (205) vs. Jason Brilz (204)

Michael McDonald (136) vs. Alex Soto (135)

Tom Lawlor (185) vs. Chris Weidman (185.5): Lawlor came out dressed up as Steven Seagal with black leather jacket and shooting glasses, pulling off a karate kick to his cohort.

Rafael dos Anjos (155.5) vs. Gleison Tibau (155)

Nick Pace (141) vs. Miguel Torres (136) Pace was officially six pounds over before he even came out and will forfeit 20% of his purse. Torres initially weighed in at 137 and then 136.5 before making weight at 8:10 PM EST.

Seth Baczynski (171) vs. Matt Brown (171)

Shamar Bailey (158) vs. Danny Castillo (155): Castillo came out in a tear-away tuxedo, Bailey in just boxer briefs. The commission rep was having problems reading the scale and seemed confused, saying and asking Joe Rogan "158 and a half? Is that what that says? Bailey later re-weighed in at 158 officially and was fined 20% of his purse.

 

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