Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC on FOX 19 weigh in event for “Teixeira vs. Evans,” which took place earlier today (Fri., April 15, 2016) inside Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida.
22 of the 24 fighters scheduled to compete in “The Sunshine State” hit their respective marks without incident, leaving Darrell Horcher and Islam Makhachev with a little work to do over the next 60 minutes.
UFC on FOX 19 features Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans battling for a spot in the crowded light heavyweight title hunt, while strawweight contenders Tecia Torres and Rose Namajunas inch their way closer to the 125-pound strap in the UFC on FOX co-main event (staredowns here).
Complete UFC on FOX 19 weigh in results below:
UFC on FOX 19 Main Event:
205 lbs.: Glover Teixeira (205) vs. Rashad Evans (205)
UFC on FOX 19 Main Card:
115 lbs.: Rose Namajunas (115.5) vs. Tecia Torres (116)
160 lbs.: Khabib Nurmagomedov (160.5) vs. Darrell Horcher (162)*
145 lbs.: Cub Swanson (145) vs. Hacran Dias (145.5)
UFC on FOX 19 “Prelims” on FOX:
155 lbs.: Michael Chiesa (156) vs. Beneil Dariush (156)
135 lbs.: Bethe Correia (136) vs. Raquel Pennington (135.5)
170 lbs.: Court McGee (170.5) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (171)
155 lbs.: Drew Dober (156) vs. Islam Makhachev (156.5)*
UFC on FOX 19 “Prelims” on UFC Fight Pass:
135 lbs.: John Dodson (135) vs. Manny Gamburyan (136)
170 lbs.: Randy Brown (171) vs. Michael Graves (170.5)
185 lbs.: Cezar Ferreira (185.5) vs. Oluwale Bamgbose (183.5)
170 lbs.: Omari Akhmedov (171) vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (170.5)
*Has one hour to lose the additional weight
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC on FOX 19 fight card below, starting with the UFC Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. ET, and then the remaining under card balance on FOX ….View full article
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