Former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir will enter his bout against Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic with a significant size advantage as many might have suspected would be the case in their match-up. Mir registered in at 252 pounds, a full twenty-five notches higher than the iconic PRIDE striker (who tipped the scale at 227 lbs).
In stark contrast, co-headlining light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira both came in at 205 on the dot for their fight. Bader will be looking to maintain his perfect record, currently 11-0, against the battle-tested Brazilian when the two lock up in the Octagon, while Nogueira has won his last seven straight with an overall record of 19-3.
Here is the complete rundown of UFC 119 weigh-in results:
Mark Hunt (265 lbs) vs. Sean McCorkle (263 lbs)
TJ Grant (170 lbs) vs. Julio Paulino (170 lbs)
Waylon Lowe (154 lbs) vs. Steve Lopez (156 lbs)
Thiago Tavares (155 lbs) vs. Pat Audinwood (156 lbs)
Matt Mitrione (253 lbs) vs. Joey Beltran (239 lbs)
CB Dollaway (186 lbs) vs. Joe Doerksen (186 lbs)
Jeremy Stephens (155 lbs) vs. Melvin Guillard (155 lbs)
Evan Dunham (156 lbs) vs. Sean Sherk (155 lbs)
Matt Serra (170 lbs) vs. Chris Lytle (171 lbs)
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (205 lbs) vs. Ryan Bader (205 lbs)
Frank Mir (252 lbs) vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (227 lbs)