UFC Fight Night 60 Weigh-in Results: Three Fighters Miss Weight

February 13, 2015
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UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch Weigh-in Results Sponsored by DraftKings $30,000 One-Day MMA Contest

After several miscues, the UFC Fight Night 60 main event finally settled in on Benson Henderson vs. Brandon Thatch. The two will square off in Saturday’s headliner at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo., after hitting the scales at the venue on Friday.

The Broomfield event marks Henderson’s welterweight debut, having stepped into the bout on short notice after Thatch’s original opponent, Stephen Thompson, had to withdraw. Henderson is the former UFC lightweight champion.

The original UFC Fight Night 60 main event featured former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine vs. Matt Brown. That bout was scrapped after Saffiedine had to withdraw and UFC officials pulled Brown to fight Johny Hendricks in Dallas.

Thatch, who has scored all 11 of his victories in the first round, is on his home turf, having grown up right next door to Broomfield in Denver. Henderson was born about an hour or so South of Denver in Colorado Springs, but currently resides in Phoenix.

Three fighters failed to make weight during the official weigh-in.  James Moontasri missed weight for his lightweight match against Cody Pfister.  He has two hours to cut from 158 to 156 pounds.  Chris Kelades missed his weigh-in mark by one pound.  He has two hours to cut from 127 to 126 pounds for his flyweight fight against Ray Borg.  Patrick Walsh tipped the scales at 191.5-pounds for his middleweight bout against Daniel Kelly.

Nik Lentz and Levan Makashvili were scheduled to face off in a featherweight bout, but the fight was cancelled by doctors due to Lentz suffering from flulike symptoms.

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UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch Official Weigh-in Results

Main Card (on FOX Sports 1)
Brandon Thatch (170) vs. Benson Henderson (169)
Max Holloway (145.25) vs. Cole Miller (145)
Neil Magny (170.5) vs. Kiichi Kunimoto (170)
Daniel Kelly (185.5) vs. Patrick Walsh (191.5)
Michel Prazeres (156) vs. Kevin Lee (155.25)
Ray Borg (125.75) vs. Chris Kelades (127)

Prelims (on FOX Sports 1)
Nik Lentz vs. Levan Makashvili CANCELED
Efrain Escudero (156) vs. Rodrigo Goiana de Lima (154.5)
Chas Skelly (145.75) vs. Jim Alers (145)
Zack Makovsky (125.5) vs. Tim Elliott (125)

Prelims (on UFC Fight Pass)
James Moontasri (158) vs. Cody Pfister (156)

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  • Seth

    Moontasri and Kelades – ok, that’s not much. Maybe they had some minor issues with the weight cutting, or something. That’s not a big deal – 1 or 2lbs is still possible to cut.

    But Walsh is just terrible! If he had serious problems – health or something, he should’ve tell UFC sooner. He had to know sooner…I doubt he just woke up today and gained 6lbs. If fighter has a health problem – he’s sick or his body feels bad and doctor advice him NOT to do that, he should AT LEAST call UFC and tell them “hey, I have this health issue now, Im not sure If I can cut that much weight…can you contact the other fighter and ask for a catchweight due to those reasons?” Is it really that hard? S**t happens, you won’t be healthy EVERY time, each weight cut is brutal. But trying to make weight, while you know you may not be able to – it’s just bad for your health :/ Lineker is best example. He’s awesome fighter but it’s clear he can’t make 125 and he shouldn’t try it again. He will hurt himself even more :/

    • Bibop

      Lineker doesn’t try that much to cut weight.
      Just watch how proud he walks around rubbing his belly in his last fight.

      He’s definitely not taking any health risks.

      • Seth

        Yeah, Im sure he missed weight 3 time in his last fight, because he was bored and wanted to do something new…

  • James Mckaskle

    They know ahead of weigh in, because there are pre weigh ins..watch embedded.

  • snapdad

    with every fight card the ufc looks more and more unprofessional with failed drug tests and fighters not making weight. the ufc is suppose to be the elite of the elite but a lot of these fighters are losing the fight before they even step in the cage. bellator has to be loving this.