MMAWeekly was on location from the Chicago Theatre in downtown Chicago for UFC 90 weigh-ins where UFC middleweight champion and No. 1 ranked 185-pounder Anderson Silva and challenger Patrick Cote both made weight making the middleweight title bout official.
The two had a forehead to forehead staredown. “I can’t wait. I trained hard for this fight and I’m ready to shock the world,” Patrick Cote said addressing the crowd.
“It’s going to be fun,” said Silva. “I hope everyone likes the fight. It’s going to be a great fight.”
Josh Burkman tipped the scales at 173 for his welterweight match up with Pete Sell and has an hour to shed two pounds.
**UPDATE** After a second weigh-in an hour later, Josh Burkman made the required weigh-in of 171lbs and the fight will go on as scheduled with no penalty to Burkman as he made weight on the 2nd go round.
Anderson Silva (184) vs. Patrick Cote (183)
-Thiago Alves (171) vs. Josh Koscheck (170)
-Fabricio Werdum (256) vs. Junior dos Santos(234)
-Tyson Griffin (155) vs. Sean Sherk (156)
-Gray Maynard (155) vs. Rich Clementi (156)
-Thales Leites (186) vs. Drew McFedries (186)
-Spencer Fisher (155) vs. Shannon Gugerty (156)
-Dan Miller (185) vs. Matt Horwich (186)
-Hermes Franca (156) vs. Marcus Aurelio (156)
-Josh Burkman (173) vs. Pete Sell (170)
Main card airs in the United States on pay-per-view for $44.95