The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night 112: Chiesa vs. Lee” took place Saturday morning in Oklahoma.
Two fighters, including former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (pictured), missed their respective marks on the scale.
Hendricks, who is facing Tim Boetsch in a middleweight bout in the co-main event, clocked 188 pounds on the scale. That’s two pounds over the limit for a non-title middleweight affair.
The scrap is now a 188-pound catchweight contest.
Of course, this isn’t the first time Hendricks has been overweight. In fact, this is the third time in his last four outings that “Bigg Rigg” was simply too big.
However, the two previous occasions occurred at welterweight. This is Hendricks’ second straight middleweight fight.
Ironically, Hendricks was boasting this week that he should have made he move to middleweight earlier in his career because the weigh cut wasn’t as draining on his body. And today he comes in two pounds over the mark.
Next stop, light heavyweight???
In addition to receiving 20 percent of Hendricks’ purse for coming in heavy, Boetsch can also sleep a little better tonight knowing Hendricks lost both of his previous bouts where he missed weight.
Thankfully, the main event between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee experienced no issues as both lightweights made weight.
Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma hosts Sunday’s fights. Fox Sports 1 airs the main card live at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Please click the media player below to watch the weigh-ins:
Here are the official results from today’s weigh-ins:
(UFC Fight Pass 5:30PM ET/2:30PM PT)
Jeremy Kimball (204) vs. Josh Stansbury (206)
Johnny Case (156) vs. Tony Martin (156)
Jared Gordon (149)* vs. Michel Quinones (145)
(Fox Sports 2 7PM ET/4PM PT)
Darrell Horcher (155) vs. Devin Powell (155)
Carla Esparza (116) vs. Maryna Moroz (115)
Vitor Miranda (186) vs. Marvin Vettori (185)
Clay Guida (156) vs. Erik Koch (155)
(Fox Sports 1 9PM ET/6PM PT)
B.J. Penn (146) vs. Dennis Siver (146)
Alex Garcia (171) vs. Tim Means (171)
Joachim Christensen (206) vs. Dominick Reyes (205)
Felice Herrig (115) vs. Justine Kish (116)
Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Johny Hendricks (188)*
Michael Chiesa (155) vs. Kevin Lee (156)
* – Each fined 20 percent of purse to respective opponents