The official weigh-ins for “UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II” take place today inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 2PM ET/11AM PT.
Reigning featherweight champion Jose Aldo (pictured) defends his throne aginast Chad Mendes in Saturday’s featured attraction. Mendes was unconscious on the canvas when they met nearly three years ago.
Light heavyweights Phil Davis and Glover Teixeira collide in the co-main event.
Tomorrow’s pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Please click the media player below to watch Friday’s weigh-ins:
Here are the contestants who will be tipping the scale later this evening:
(UFC Fight Pass 7PM ET/4PM PT)
Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin
Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos
Fox Sports 1 (8PM ET/5PM PT)
Andre Fili vs. Felipe Arantes
Wilson Reis vs. Scott Jorgensen
Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani
William Macario vs. Neil Magny
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Beneil Dariush vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins
Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer
Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira
Chad Mendes vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)