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Brazilian fighters receive heroes’ welcome at UFC 134 weigh-ins

An event nearly a decade in the making has finally arrived in the form of the UFC‘s return to the birthplace of MMA – Brazil. Featuring some of the nation’s top talent including Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Maurio “Shogun” Rua, and Anderson Silva, UFC 134 – also know as UFC Rio – takes place tomorrow night with the lot of bouts available for fans to watch through Facebook, Spike TV, and of course PPV.

All fighters made weight for tomorrow nights event.

While there was no intense or trash-talking staredowns, the Brazilian crowd heavily cheered their hometown fighters while also booing every fighter set to take on one of their own. Based on the weigh-in crowd and their emotion, we can expect a tremendous atmosphere in the HSBC Arena when the action begins.

Read below for a full listing of UFC 134 weigh-in results. All figures have been rounded to the nearest quarter-pound:

Yves Jabouin (135 lbs) vs. Ian Loveland (135 lbs)
Yuri Alcantara (144 lbs) vs. Felipe Arantes (145 lbs)
Erick Silva (169 lbs) vs. Luis Ramos (171 lbs)
Raphael Assuncao (134 lbs) vs. Johnny Eduardo (135 lbs)
Paulo Thiago (169 lbs) vs. David Mitchell (171 lbs)
Rousimar Palhares (185 lbs) vs. Dan Miller (184 lbs)
Spencer Fisher (156 lbs) vs. Thiago Tavares (156 lbs)
Ross Pearson (155 lbs) vs. Edson Barboza (155 lbs)
Luiz Cane (204 lbs) vs. Stanislav Nedkov (203 lbs)
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (243 lbs) vs. Brendan Schaub (247 lbs)
Mauricio Rua (205 lbs) vs. Forrest Griffin (205 lbs)
Anderson Silva (184 lbs) vs. Yushin Okami (183 lbs)


  • THEGUNNER says:

    If I was chael sonnen id be wearing a fat suit so nowbady can recognize me.

  • HevyHitters says:

    personally, i think shogun will beat forrest alot easier then anderson will defeat okami, that said i think it will be a tough fight for silva, but he will prevail, for everyone who is saying forrest has shoguns number, i can say alot but im not, bottom line, shogun will beat forrests ass this fight mark my words, anderson will get taken down, but we all know his striking will beat okami over all, i dont care what round..anderson will get up alot easier then from what chael did to him, im looking forward to forrest and shogun going at it on this card, is it me or did shogun looked more ripped at the weigh inns then he ever has? i like forrest so im not being biest, but shogun will win within the 3 rounds…anderson by win in 2nd round by a hard fight…we’ll see :)

  • HevyHitters says:

    o and also, i love big nog, but hes gonna get knocked out, just my two sense


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