Happy Fight Day! In case you were wondering what everyone was up to in Cincinnati (or in airports) leading up to UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva, here is a collection of pics to give you the scoop. Enjoy them all and enjoy the fights tonight!
All the fighters backstage before weigh-ins:
Burt Watson getting everyone ready for weigh-ins: "@burtwatson4real holding down the fort at pre weigh-in! Tune-in to the #UFCFightNight weigh-in today at 4/1pm ETPT live on UFC.com"
Burt Watson says Hello: "This is not a selfie! This is a Grammy...my Grammy! Everyone go ahead and follow!"
Chris Cariaso gets to eat after weighing in: "125.5. Baby. Time to eat! #ufcfightnight @darrenbcu"
Chris Cariaso heads to weigh-ins: "On the bus to weigh ins. #selfie #weighins #ufcfightnight"
Chris Cariaso is done with training and ready to fight: "Last day of training done! Thank you to an awesome team. #risecombat #fightandfitness #train2win #ufcfightnight #mma #jiujitsu @darrenbcu @neungsiam"
Erik Koch and the Roufusport crew made it to Cincinnati: "Roufusport bound just arrived in Cincinnati. @dukeroufus @newbreedufc @keonikoch #UFCFightNight"
Erik Koch spars with Duke Roufus: "@newbreedufc looking good in the sparring session with our master @dukeroufus #Roufusport #UFC #CombatCorner #Spartan"
Erik Koch's dinner: "My dinner tonight @newtrition4life"
Erick Silva amuses himself in the airport: "Passando tempo..."
Erick Silva is ready for weigh-ins: "No peso..... Partiu pesagem acompanhem no @canalcombateoficial as 17:00 hj valew pessoal"
Erick Silva with his crew in Cincinnati: "Agora sim reforço em família, aqui em Cincinnati com @jcnunes13 @gabrielsilvamma @wallidjfc e @danielmendes84"
Erick Silva's fancy food: "Bom apetite pessoal... Rs"
Lorenz Larkin at weigh-ins: "From todays weigh ins @ufc #frompartsunknown #riverside951"
Lorenz Larkin is bored during fight week: "Tell me whats going on in Cincinnati I hate hotel fever...lol #ufcfightnight #ufc #Cincinnati #513"
Lorenz Larkin tries to remedy his boredom: "Getting the guys pissed off at me ...lol @joeyslash @jonnybravo2k11 @mrgat3s125 @ufc #ufc"
Lorenz Larkin with a cop in Cincinnati: "Cincinnati finest officer greene @ufc #Cincinnati"
Louis Smolka hit mitts during fight week: "Hitting mitts last night with @ckj808, now all that's left to do is make weight and fight @ufc @revgear #defendhawaii #hawaiielitemma #warhorsestrength"
Matt Brown in his walkout clothes: "Loving my new @dethrone walkout gear!"
Matt Brown visits the Bengals: "@iamtheimmortal visiting the Cincinnati Bengals!"
More food for Chris Cariaso: "Fruit tastes sweeter, and water feels wetter after a weigh in. @cvcariaso is feeling a world better now. #warcariaso #fightandfitness #ufcfightnight40 #ufc #isthatevenenglish"
Nik Lentz puts his weigh back on after weighing in: "Already back to looking like my normal self!! #UFC #UFN40 @ufc"
Nik Lentz while cutting weight: "Easy weight cut! Slowly becoming the biggest, strongest and best in the world!! #UFC #UFN40"
Nik Lentz's fight week food: "Food time!!!!!! @thedolcediet"
Open workout for Erick Silva: "Treino aberto #UFCFightNight40"
Rafael Natal goes food shopping in Cincinnati: "We followed @RafaelSapoNatal on his grocery run to @WholeFoodsMarket! His healthy food game is on point! #UFCFightNight"
Soa Palelei at weigh-ins: "Weigh in done & dusted came in at 263lbs ready for tomorrow #UFCFightNight40 #AllDayEveryDay @ufc"
Soa Palelei had dinner with some friends: "Dinner wid da USOs @maualuga @domatapeko @CaliDQ @king_maximus93 NFL Players @Bengals & @Vikings #UFCFightNight40 @ufc"
Nik Lentz goes to sleep on the eve of his fight: "Goodnight everyone! Talk to you guys after the fight! #UFC #UFN40 @americantopteam @thedolcediet"