UFC 143 weigh-in notes



Notes  on the UFC 143 weigh-ins from Las Vegas: 

Facebook fights at 7 p.m.

Stephen Thompson (171, 5-0) vs. Dan Stittgen (170, 7-1)

Michael Kuiper (183, 11-0) vs. Rafael Natal (186, 13-3-1)

FX fights at 8 p.m. 

Henry Martinez (169, 8-1) vs. Matthew Riddle (170, 5-3)

Chris Nature Boy Cope (171, 5-3) vs. The Immortal Matt Brown (171, 14-11)

Edwin Figueroa (135) vs. Alex "Bruce Leroy" Caceres (136, 6-4) - Caceres looks so skinny even missing weight in his underwear but made it on his second try when he stripped)

Max Holloway (144) vs. Dustin Poirier (146, 11-1)

Live PPV at 10 p.m.

Clifford Starks (185) vs. Ed Herman (185, 19-7)

Scott Jorgensen (135, 13-4) vs. Renan Barao (136, 29-1, 1 no contest)

Mike Pierce (170, 13-4) vs. Josh Koscheck (170, 18-5) - Pierce wore a Koshceck wig for the staredown.  They got nose to nose and Dana White had to seperate them. 

Fabricio Werdum (246, 14-5-1) vs.  Roy Nelson (246, 17-6)

Carlos Condit (169, 27-5) vs. Nick Diaz (169, 27-7, 1 no contest) - Diaz looked very skinny at 169, more than usual.  The two are about the same height.  Nothing happened at the staredown.  Fans booed Condit.  Condit put over Diaz as the toughest guy he's ever faced, said nothing to get Diaz inflamed.  Diaz said he's there to represent Cesar Gracie Jiu Jitsu, or to take his ass whipping, whatever happens.

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