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The official weigh-ins for “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” take place today inside Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT.
Nate Diaz (Pictured) challenges lightweight champ Benson Henderson for his crown in Friday’s featured attraction. A light heavyweight top contender bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Alexander Gustafsson serves as the co-main event.
Tomorrow’s FOX broadcast begins live at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
Please click the media player below to watch Friday’s weigh-ins:
Here are the contestants who will be tipping the scale later this evening:
(Facebook 4:20PM ET/1:20PM PT)
Scott Jorgensen vs. John Albert
(FX 5PM ET/2PM PT)
Dennis Siver vs. Nam Phan
Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo
Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez
Joe Proctor vs. Ramsey Nijem
Raphael Assuncao vs. Mike Easton
Jeremy Stephens vs. Yves Edwards
(FOX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick
BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Nate Diaz vs. Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight champion)
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If you happened to miss Saturday night’s featured attraction between UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson (Pictured) and Nate Diaz, no worries because we’ve located the footage for your viewing pleasure.
If you’re a Diaz fan, you better turn away because the clip is nothing short of a Bendo highlight reel.
Although Henderson was only a 2-to-1 odds-on favorite against Mr...
The UFC on FOX 5 pre- fight press conference took place earlier today inside of the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. As far as pre-fight press conferences go, I'd have to say this was one of the most entertaining, meaningful, and star studded UFC pressers I've witnessed in my handful of years covering the sport.
I've attached the full presser below along with a bonus...
After 17 UFC fights, Nate Diaz (Pictured) finally got to taste a championship fight. Although Diaz came up short in Saturday’s title bout against reigning lightweight champ Benson Henderson, he believes his Gracie Jiu Jitsu homie and current Strikeforce 155-pound king Gilbert Melendez would take it to “Smooth” and likely take his belt in the process.
On the biggest stage the sport has ever had, at the final show of the UFC's inaugural year on FOX, after a dominating five-round victory to keep his lightweight belt, Benson Henderson grabbed the microphone in the middle of the Octagon and said this: "Seattle! Key Arena! I can do all things through Christ !"
It was just as powerful of a statement as Henderson's...
Benson Henderson vs Nate Diaz
The two are yet again fighting in the clinch up against the cage. The stalemate is ended by a huge slam from Henderson. Henderson threatens with a choke when Diaz gives up his back, but settles for laying in some heavy elbows and punches when the challenger rolls back onto his back. Diaz gets back to his feet but Henderson is still right...
The lightweight title is on the line at UFC on FOX 5 when champion Ben Henderson takes on challenger Nate Diaz.
The stacked main card also features the return of MMA legend BJ Penn who takes on welterweight prospect Rory MacDonald. In addition, the next number one light heavyweight contender will be determined when Alexander Gustafsson meets Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.
The Key Arena...
Main Card Weight Class Method Round Time Notes Lightweight Benson Henderson (c) vs. Nate Diaz Note 1 Light Heavyweight Mauricio Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Welterweight B.J. Penn vs. Rory MacDonald Welterweight Mike Swick vs. Matt Brown Preliminary Card (FX) Lightweight Yves Edwards vs. Jeremy Stephens Bantamweight Raphael Assunção vs. Mike Easton Lightweight...
The UFC on FOX 5 wweigh-ins are in the book’s for tonight’s event. Title challenger Nate Diaz initially weighed in at 155.6 lbs. and later looked surprised he did not get the one pound allowance in a title fight. In a title fight, you are not allowed to come in one pound over the weight limit. Diaz weighed in a second time at 155.2 lbs., but on his third try he was able to finally...