22 fighters hit the scales today in Memphis, Tennessee in anticipation of tomorrow night’s “UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez” Pay-Per-View. All fighters have officially made weight after Edgar Garcia hit the scales one last time.
BJ Penn will defend his UFC lightweight title against #1 contender, Diego Sanchez in the night’s main event.
Penn hopes to further solidify his legacy as one of the best MMA fighters in history as Sanchez looks to make history by taking out Penn and winning the title.
Frank Mir also returns to action against Cheick Kongo to begin his road back to the UFC heavyweight title which Brock Lesnar current owns.
Here are the weigh-in results:
Kevin Burns (171) vs. T.J. Grant (171)
Edgar Garcia (171)# vs. DaMarques Johnson (171)*
Rousimar Palhares (186) vs. Lucio Linhares (185)
Ricardo Funch (171)* vs. Johny Hendricks (171)$
Shane Nelson (156)& vs. Matt Wiman (156)
Alan Belcher (195) vs. Wilson Gouveia (193)
Jon Fitch (171) vs. Mike Pierce (171)
Paul Buentello (255) vs. Stefan Struve (247)
Kenny Florian (156) vs. Clay Guida (156)
Cheick Kongo (239) vs. Frank Mir (264.5)
Diego Sanchez (156) vs. BJ Penn (155)
# – Garcia failed to make weight and after the allotted extra time, made the required weight
* – Johnson & Funch initially weighed-in at 171.5 lbs. but dropped his shorts to make weight on his second try
& – Nelson initially weighed-in at 156.5 lbs. but dropped his shorts to make weight on his second try
$ – Hendricks initially weighed-in at 172 lbs., then weighed-in at 171.5 on his second try and made it on his third weigh-in.