Everyone is well aware that UFC light heavyweight champ Lyoto Machida will be defending his strap against Mauricio “Shogun” Rua on Saturday at UFC 104, however we wanted to send you a friendly reminder that the weekend’s festivities actually begin tomorrow, which includes the weigh-ins.
“UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun” weigh-ins will begin tomorrow, Friday, at 4PM PT/7PM ET, and will be taking place at the L.A. Live Event Deck, which is located at 1005 Chick Hearn Ct., between Georgia St. and Cherry St.
As with all UFC weight competitions, the event is free and open to the public and will also be broadcast LIVE right here on 5thRound.com.
UFC Fight Club members will be granted access to an exclusive Q&A session with top heavyweight title contender Shane Carwin from 2-3PM PT. The undefeated fighter looks to generate even more hype behind his highly anticipated UFC 106 scrap against champ Brock Lesnar.
Additionally, UFC fighters Yoshihiro Akiyama, Dan Miller and Brandon Vera will be made available to all fans for a free two-hour autograph and photo session beginning at 1PM PT.
Here are the fighters slated to tip the scales this Friday:
Chase Gormley vs. Stefan Struve
Razak Al-Hassan vs. Kyle Kingsbury
Josh Neer vs. Gleison Tibau
Jorge Rivera vs. Rob Kimmons
Yushin Okami vs. Chael Sonnen
(Spike TV 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Antoni Hardonk vs. Pat Barry
Ryan Bader vs. Eric Schafer
Anthony Johnson vs. Yoshiyuki Yoshida
Joe Stevenson vs. Spencer Fisher
Ben Rothwell vs. Cain Velasquez
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Lyoto Machida (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)