As expected would be the case, Cain Velasquez came in over twenty pounds lighter than challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at today’s UFC 160 weigh-ins, as the champ weighed 240 pounds versus Silva’s 263.
Co-headliners Junior dos Santos and Mark Hunt also had a similar difference in weight, as the former champ tipped the scales at 239, and Hunt came in at 264.
There were two fighters who didn’t make weight on their initial attempts, as lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov missed weight by several pounds and weighed in at 158.5. Welterweight Nah-Shon Burrell came in at 172 on his first try.
Here are the official weigh-in results for UFC 160, which will be hosted by the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Main Card (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Cain Velasquez (240) vs. Antonio Silva (263)
Junior dos Santos (239) vs. Mark Hunt (264)
James Te Huna (206) vs. Glover Teixeira (205)
T.J. Grant (155) vs. Gray Maynard (156)
Donald Cerrone (155) vs. KJ Noons (156)
Preliminary Card (FX 8 p.m. ET)
Mike Pyle (170) vs. Rick Story (169)
Dennis Bermudez (146) vs. Max Holloway (145)
Colton Smith (170) vs. Robert Whittaker (171)
Khabib Nurmagomedov (158.5) vs. Abel Trujillo (155)
Preliminary Card (Facebook, 6:35 p.m. ET)
Nah-Shon Burrell (172) vs. Stephen Thompson (170)
Brian Bowles (135) vs. George Roop (135)
Estevan Payan (145) vs. Jeremy Stephens (146)
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