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is on location in Las Vegas to provide coverage of the UFC 94 weigh-ins. UFC 94
features the main event mega-fight between UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and the challenger to his title, UFC lightweight champion B.J. Penn.
filled the MGM Grand Garden Arena to the point where fans actually had to be
turned away because every seat was filled. Both main event fighters made weight with no problem, and
Penn actually weighed in 2lbs under the 170lb weight limit.
ready, I’ve got nothing else to say," Penn commented after making
weight. "Let’s fight, let’s
Pierre, always respectful of his opponents, bowed to Penn before the stare
down, and then addressed the crowd with his final thoughts.
never been so excited for a fight, I’ve never wanted to win so bad," St.
Pierre said. "Tomorrow, don’t
blink, it’s going to be a great fight."
of the fighters made weight for the card, although noticeably almost every
competitor came in at 1 pound over the weight class, which is allowed by Nevada
State Athletic Commission rules.
funniest moment of the weigh-ins took place as Akihiro Gono handed his
opponent, Jon Fitch, his signature "afro" wig and Fitch wore it on
his head during the stare down segment of their pictures.
UFC 94 Main Card Bouts:
St. Pierre (170) vs. B.J. Penn (168)
Machida (206) vs. Thiago Silva (206)
Parisyan (170) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (171)
Diaz (156) vs. Clay Guida (156)
Bonnar (206) vs. Jon Jones (206)
UFC 94 Preliminary Card Bouts:
Fitch (171) vs. Akihiro Gono (171)
Gamburyan (155) vs. Thiago Tavares (155)
Wilson (170) vs. John Howard (171)
O’Brien (205) vs. Christian Wellisch (206)
Arroyo (171) vs. Dan Cramer (171)
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