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UFC 178 Official Weigh-In Results

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The official fighter weigh-ins for Saturday’s UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso event right here on FightLine went down from Las Vegas earlier today, making things official.

In the main event, Demetrious Johnson defends his flyweight title against Chris Cariaso, while Donald Cerrone welcomes Eddie Alvarez to the Octagon in the co-main. Conor McGregor-Dustin Poirier, Tim Kennedy-Yoel Romero and Cat Zingano-Amanda Nunes round out the pay-per-view main card that begins at 10 p.m. ET.

Johnson, seeking a fifth successful title defense, tipped the scale at 124.5 pounds. Cariaso, making his first scheduled five-round fight, came in at the exact same weight. Both Alvarez (155) and Cerrone (155) made weight, as did the rest of the card.

Zingano and Nunes had one of the more intense face-to-face moments – outside of the McGregor-Poirier final confrontation, which was amplified by the pro-Irish crowd in attendance.

The prelims include the return of former UFC and WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, who has not fought since 2011. “The Dominator” weighed in at 134 pounds for his bout with Takeya Mizugaki.

FightLine will have complete coverage of UFC 178, including results and play-by-play. You can see all the weigh-in results, along with a video replay, below:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Flyweight Championship
Demetrious Johnson (124.5 lbs.) vs. Chris Cariaso (124.5) for Johnson’s UFC title

Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Eddie Alvarez (155)

Conor McGregor (146) vs. Dustin Poirier (145.5)

Tim Kennedy (185) vs. Yoel Romero (185)

Cat Zingano (135) vs. Amanda Nunes (135)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Dominick Cruz (134) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (136)

James Krause (155) vs. Jorge Masvidal (155)

Patrick Cote (170.5) vs. Stephen Thompson (170)

John Howard (170) vs. Brian Ebersole (170.5)

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7 p.m. ET)

Kevin Lee (155.5) vs. Jon Tuck (155)

Manny Gamburyan (135.5) vs. Cody Gibson (135)

2 COMMENTS
  • hindsightufuk says:

    we can only imagine how fuckig fly this card would have been with JJ vs DC as the main event. I mean, it’s already the best PPV card i’ve seen in a long time, so excited for so many fights. if it just had that one big fight for the main event, it would be like the old days again. gutted.
    nothing against Demetrious Johnson, just don’t care if i ever get to see him fight

  • AlphaOmega says:

    I like Mighty Mouse, but I just seem to always forget that he’s the title holder, I kinda think most people do. UFC announces that he will defend his belt, and people are like what belt? Oh ya he’s a champ isn’t he?

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