All of the fighters competing on tomorrow’s “UFC Fight Night 17” event tipped the scales today at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. Two lightweight contestants had difficulty making their required weight, thankfully for the UFC neither of them were main event fighters Joe Lauzon or Jeremy Stephens. After an additional hour, Rich Clementi and Josh Neer were able to make the 156 pound maximum.
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Steve Bruno (171) vs. Matthew Riddle (169)
Nick Catone (184) vs.Derek Downey (185.5)
Rich Clementi (156)* vs. Gleison Tibau (155.5)
Matt Grice (156) vs. George Sotiropoulos (156)
Jake Rosholt (185.5) vs. Dan Miller (186)
Rob Emerson (153.5) vs. Kurt Pellegrino 155)
Luigi Fioravanti (171) vs. Anthony Johnson (171)
Mac Danzig (154.5) vs. Josh Neer (156)*
Denis Stojnic (246) vs. Cain Velasquez (239)
Joe Lauzon (156) vs. Jeremy Stephens (156)
* – Clementi and Neer both initially weighed in at 156.5 pounds. After one hour, they were able to hit the maximum 156 pound weight limit.
# – Neer will be given two additional hours to lose the extra half pound.