The 24 fighters participating on Saturday’s UFC 164 fight card officially weighed in on Friday in Milwaukee.
The event is headlined by a rematch between lightweight champion Benson Henderson and fellow former WEC titleholder Anthony Pettis. The two first met on Dec. 16, 2010, in the now-defunct WEC promotion. Henderson will be looking retain his UFC title and avenge the previous loss to Pettis in Pettis’ hometown.
“It’s been five years since I’ve fought here. I’m fighting for the belt, and couldn’t be a better place to do it,” said Pettis after stepping off the scales.
“I’m ready for it. Some guys like to talk the talk and talk all the want. I’m not much of a talker,” stated Henderson. “I’m going to go in there, go inside the Octagon and let my actions do my talking for me.”
Main Bouts (on Pay-Per-View):
-Benson Henderson (155) vs. Anthony Pettis (154.5)
-Frank Mir (248) vs. Josh Barnett (255)
-Chad Mendes (145) vs. Clay Guida (146)
-Ben Rothwell (262) vs. Brandon Vera (241)
-Erik Koch (145) vs. Dustin Poirier (145.5)
Preliminary Bouts (on Fox Sports 1):
-Jamie Varner (155) vs. Gleison Tibau (156)
-Louis Gaudinot (125) vs. Tim Elliott (125.5)
-Pascal Krauss (170) vs. Hyun Gyu Lim (171)
-Chico Camus (135) vs. Kyung Ho Kang (136)
Preliminary Bouts (on Facebook):
-Soa Palelei (265) vs. Nikita Krylov (236)
-Ryan Couture (156) vs. Al Iaquinta (156)
-Jared Hamman (185.5) vs. Magnus Cedenblad (185)
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