While most of us Americans were sleeping, all 22 fighters slated for tomorrow’s “UFC 112: Invincible” card tipped the scales today at the Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi.
Each contestant hit their required marks, and the UFC’s debut in the Middle East is set to go off as planned.
The co-main event will feature a lightweight title fight between Frankie Edgar and champion BJ Penn, while the card’s featured attraction will showcase Damien Maia challenging Anderson Silva for his middleweight crown.
The event will be the first outdoor promotion in UFC history and will emanate from the Concert Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
Don’t forget UFC 112 kicks off early this Saturday, with the live pay-per-view broadcast beginning at 1PM ET/10AM PT. However, a same-day replay will also be made available during the UFC’s customary 10PM ET/7PM PT time slot.
Here are the results from today’s weigh-ins:
Jon Madsen (252) vs. Mostapha Al Turk (235)
Paul Kelly (156) vs. Matt Veach (155)
DaMarques Johnson (170) vs. Brad Blackburn (170)
Nick Osipczak (170) vs. Rick Story (169)
John Gunderson (154) vs. Paul Taylor (155)
Phil Davis (204) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (205)
Kendall Grove (185) vs. Mark Munoz (185)
Rafael dos Anjos (156) vs. Terry Etim (154)
Matt Hughes (170) vs. Renzo Gracie (171)
Frankie Edgar (154) vs. BJ Penn (155) (UFC Lightweight Champion)
Demian Maia (184) vs. Anderson Silva (185) (UFC Middleweight Champion)