UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and challenger Rashad Evans were both on weight today, in advance of their Octagon showdown tomorrow night. Evans came in at 204-pounds, a full pound below the light heavyweight limit. Jones came in at the limit of 205-pounds.
The two men were face to face after they weighed in and had to be separated after only a few moments. "It's a gigantic fight, and I'm happy to be here," said Jones.
All fighters on the main card of UFC 145 made weight. Heavyweight Ben Rothwell (263) will have a 26-pound weight advantage over Brendan Schaub (237), and Travis Browne (250) will have a 22-pound weight advantage over Chad Griggs (228).
The only fighter to not make weight was lightweight John Makdessi. Madessi weighed in at 158-pounds, three pounds over the limit. He will give his opponent, Anthony Njokuani, 20% of his purse.
Full weigh-in results below:
*- Makdessi comes in overweight and will give Anthony Njokuani 20% of his purse.