by MMAWeekly.com (Courtesy of UFC.com)
Fighting Championship heads overseas for its latest effort, landing in Cologne,
Germany for the first time in the promotion’s history. Former UFC middleweight
champion Rich Franklin and former Pride middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva
meet in the main event of UFC 99 in a special 195-pound catchweight bout, Brit
Dan Hardy and American Marcus Davis meet in a grudge match, and Mirko "Cro
Cop" Filipovic returns to the UFC to face Mustapha Al-Turk.
Friday at a
special time of 7 a.m. PT / 10 a.m. ET – yes, that’s correct, A.M.
– the fighters from UFC 99 will step on the scales to officially weigh-in
for their Saturday night bouts. For those of you not in Germany to attend live,
you can watch a video stream of the href="http://mmaweekly.com/ufc99-live-weighin-press-conference-video.asp">UFC
99 weigh-ins live on MMAWeekly.com, courtesy of the href="http://www.ufc.com">UFC.
are the weigh-ins streaming live on Friday morning U.S. time, but the UFC will
also be streaming the post-fight press conference on a delayed basis at
approximately 10 p.m. PT / 1 a.m. ET on Saturday night after the evening
pay-per-view in the U.S.
also a tab that you can click on at the top of the video player to listen to
coverage of the href="http://mmaweekly.com/ufc99-live-weighin-press-conference-video.asp">UFC
99 weigh-ins in Spanish.
weigh-ins air until Friday morning at 7 a.m. PT / 10 a.m. ET, you can watch
several UFC 99 special video features including Thursday’s pre-fight press
conference, Countdown to UFC 99 which originally aired on Spike TV, the press
conference from several weeks ago initially announcing the event in Germany,
and features on many of the UFC 99 fighters, such as Rich Franklin, Wanderlei
Silva, Mike Swick, Ben Saunders, Cain Velasquez, and Cheick Kongo. These are
all available on the href="http://mmaweekly.com/ufc99-live-weighin-press-conference-video.asp">UFC
99 weigh-ins page now.
Again, the fighters
will begin to step on the scale at about 7 a.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET. And the UFC 99
post-fight press conference will stream on a delayed basis at about 10 p.m. PT
/ 1 a.m. ET after the U.S. pay-per-view on Saturday night. Watch href="http://mmaweekly.com/ufc99-live-weighin-press-conference-video.asp">the
LIVE stream of the UFC 99 weigh-ins on MMAWeekly.com, courtesy of the href="http://www.ufc.com">UFC.
UFC 99 Main Card
Silva (32-9-1; #8 Light Heavyweight in the World)* vs. Rich Franklin (24-4)
(5-0) vs. Cheick Kongo (14-4-1)
Fisher (22-4) vs. Caol Uno (25-11-4)
(13-3) vs. Ben Saunders (8-1-2)
Davis (16-5) vs. Dan Hardy (21-6)
"Cro Cop" Filipovic (24-6-2) vs. Mustapha Al-Turk (6-4)
UFC 99 Preliminary
(12-2) vs. Justin Buchholz (8-2)
(6-1) vs. Dennis Siver (13-6)
Struve (16-3) vs. Denis Stojnic (5-2)
-Peter class=SpellE>Sobotta (8-1) vs. Paul Taylor (9-5-1)
(8-1) vs. Roli Delgado (6-5-1)
airs on pay-per-view for $44.95 in the United States
*Based on MMAWeekly
World MMA Rankings