The official UFC 198 weigh in event for the upcoming “Werdum vs. Miocic” pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza went down earlier today (Fri., May 13, 2016) from inside Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil.
All 24 fighters scheduled to compete on tomorrow night’s fight card hit their respective marks without incident (see the staredown videos here).
UFC 198 will be headlined by the heavyweight title fight pitting reigning champion Fabricio Werdum opposite top division contender Stipe Miocic. In the UFC 198 co-main event, Ronaldo Souza tries to work his way back to a middleweight title shot at the expense of Vitor Belfort.
Complete UFC 198 weigh in results below:
UFC 198 PPV Main Event:
265 lbs.: Fabricio Werdum (231) vs. Stipe Miocic (245)
UFC 198 PPV Co-Main Event:
185 lbs.: Ronaldo Souza (186) vs. Vitor Belfort (185)
UFC 198 PPV Main Card:
140 lbs.: Cris Cyborg (139) vs. Leslie Smith (139)
205 lbs.: Mauricio Rua (205) vs. Corey Anderson (204)
170 lbs.: Bryan Barberena (170) vs. Warlley Alves (170)
UFC 198 FOX Sports 1 Prelims:
170 lbs.: Demian Maia (171) vs. Matt Brown (171)
155 lbs.: Yancy Medeiros (156) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (156)
185 lbs.: Nate Marquardt (186) vs. Thiago Santos (185)
135 lbs.: Rob Font (135) vs. John Lineker (135)
UFC 198 Fight Pass Prelims:
205 lbs.: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (205) vs. Patrick Cummins (206)
170 lbs.: Sergio Moraes (171) vs. Luan Chagas (169)
145 lbs.: Renato Moicano (146) vs. Zubaira Tukhugov (146)
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 198 fight card on fight night (click here), starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, and then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.
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