“UFC on Versus: Jones vs. Matyushenko” Weigh-In Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
July 31st, 2010

UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones

All the fighters slated to participate in Sunday’s “UFC on Versus: Jones vs. Matyushenko” tipped the scales today inside the San Diego Sports Arena in Southern California.

Please click HERE if you would like to stream Saturday’s weight contest.

A light heavyweight scrap between the up-and-coming Jon Jones and veteran Vladimir Matyushenko will headline the freebie Versus broadcast tomorrow evening.

“Bones” owns an impressive 10-1 professional record and has been pegged as a significant favorite to continue down his dominant ways. Despite Matyushenko’s decorated resume, the Gambling Gods have profess the journeyman is a 4-to-1 underdog against the stud.

A pivotal middleweight tussle between former top contender Yushin Okami and fast-rising superstar Mark Munoz will open up for the light heavyweights.

Sunday’s Versus broadcast airs live beginning at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

Here are the results for today’s weight competition:

Preliminary Bouts:

Rob Kimmons (185) vs. Steve Steinbeiss (185)
Darren Elkins (154.5) vs. Charles Oliveira (154)
Mike Massenzio (184) vs. Brian Stann (186)
James Irvin (205) vs. Igor Pokrajac (204.5)
DaMarques Johnson (172.5)* vs. Matthew Riddle (171)
Paul Kelly (155) vs. Jacob Volkmann (156)

Main Bouts:

Takanori Gomi (156) vs. Tyson Griffin (154)
Jake Ellenberger (170.5) vs. John Howard (170.5)
Mark Munoz (185) vs. Yushin Okami (185)
Jon Jones (206) vs. Vladimir Matyushenko (206)

* –  Johnson was unable to cut the excess weight and will fight at 172 pounds and forfeit 20% of his purse.

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