"The Ultimate Fighter Season 8" Finale Weigh-In Results

Written by Tom Ngo
December 12th, 2008

All of the fighters scheduled to fight at tomorrow’s “The Ultimate Fighter Season 8” event tipped the scales today at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. All of the fighters, outside of UFC veteran Wilson Gouveia, made their required weights.  Due to safety reasons, Gouveia was not given the standard two additional hours to lose his excess weight. The event will be headlined by TUF 8 light heavyweight finalists Ryan Bader and Vinicius Magalhaes, as well as TUF 8 lightweight finalists Phillipe Nover and Efrain Escudero.

Tomorrow’s event will begin at 7PM EST, however the televised bouts will be airing LIVE on Spike TV 9PM EST. If you are unable to watch the fights, no worries because 5thRound.com will be posting the LIVE results as they happen.

Preliminary Bouts:

John Polakowski (152) vs. Rolando Delgado (155)
Shane Nelson (156) vs. George Roop (153)
Kyle Kingsbury (205) vs. Tom Lawlor (204)
Jules Bruchez (205) VS. Eliot Marshall (203)
Shane Primm (202) vs. Krzysztof Soszynski (205)

Main Bouts:

Junie Browning (156) vs. Dave Kaplan (156)
Jason MacDonald (184) vs. Wilson Gouveia (189)*
Kevin Burns (171) vs. Anthony Johnson (171)
Ryan Bader (205) vs. Vinicius Magalhaes (205)
Efrain Escudero (156) vs. Phillipe Nover (156)

* The NSAC did not permit Gouveia the additional two hours to make weight. According to the UFC, Gouveia has been fined 20% of his purse to MacDonald. The fight will technically take place at a catch-weight of 189 pounds.

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