Friday, 09 November 2012 03:00
Weigh-in notes from Macau, China.
Okay, that commercial with Arianny getting that guy up at 6 a.m. saying that there's fights to watch was a great idea.
Rich Franklin looks really drawn out making 185. He's the got sunken eyes and protruding bones that looks like scary.
No Dana White, Joe Silva (injured reserve) or Marc Ratner here. Guys out are Bruce Buffer, Jon Anik, Reed Harris, Sean Shelby and Mark Fischer.
Facebook fights start at 7:40 a.m. Eastern
Riki Fukuda (18-6, 186) vs. Tom DeBlass (7-1, 185)
John Lineker (19-6, 126) vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani (19-5-6, 125.5) - Lineker was scared to death of not making weight. Weighed in naked and started celebrating when he made weight, hugging his second.
Motonobu Tezuka (19-4-4, 135.5) vs. Alex Caceres (7-5, 136) - Caceres looks like a stick at this weight, like one of those 90 pound actresses)
Fuel Fights at 9 a.m.
Jeff Hougland (10-5, 135) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (15-7-2, 135.5)
Jon Tuck (6-0, 156) vs. Tiequan Zhang (18-3, 155)
Mac Danzig (22-9-1, 155) vs. Takanori Gomi (33-8, 1 no contest, 155) - Danzig looks in great shape, Gomi looks physically bigger)
Paulo Thiago (14-4, 169.5) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (15-2-1, 1 no contest, 170.5)
Stanislav Nedkov (12-0, 203) vs. Thiago Silva (14-3, 1 no contest, 205)
Rich Franklin (29-6, 1 no contest, 185) vs. Cung Le (8-2, 186) - 5 round fight. Cung looks like an old guy who trains. Franklin looks thin and immediately went for the water.