Both former light heavyweight champions made the 206 lb limit with Ortiz coming in at 205.8 lbs, and Evans coming in a bit lighter at 204.4 lbs.These figures are almost the same as when they first met back in 2007, with Ortiz also looking like the much bigger guy, cutting more weight, and tipping the scales at 205.5, and Evans at 204.
While their stare down last night was also intense, this was a bit toned down compared to the first one they had four years ago, which had both guys constantly jawing at each other. Check out some of the old footage from that after the jump.
Here's how their "beef" escalated before their first fight: (Brent Brookhouse also provides more details on their feud here.)
and here's a clip of their old weigh-in stare down from 'UFC 73: Stacked':