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Monday, 10/17/2011, 12:50 pm

UFC 137 Weigh-Ins Set for October 28th, Frank Mir to Host Q&A


“UFC 137: St-Pierre vs. Condit” is now two weeks away and we gained word today that the weigh-ins for the event are set to take place the day before, on Friday, October 28th, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The same venue will also play host to the following night’s pay-per-view event, which will be headlined by the welterweight title fight between current champion Georges St-Pierre and former WEC champion Carlos Condit. The co-main event will also see two former champions square off as “The Prodigy” BJ Penn will take on Nick Diaz in a highly-anticipated welterweight tilt. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. In short, the night promises not to disappoint the Vegas crowd and the MMA fans across the globe.

Additionally, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir will host the Q&A session for UFC Fight Club members prior to the weigh-ins on Friday night. Doors to Friday night’s festivities open to members of the UFC Fight Club at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT local time). An autograph session for the general public will begin at 4 p.m. ET (fighters not yet announced) and Mir will begin his Q&A session at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT local time). The public is also invited to attend the weigh-in ceremony, in which doors will open at 6 p.m. ET and the first fighter will hit the scale at 7 p.m. ET.

BJPenn.com will be providing weigh-in results as they occur so be sure to check back for all the updates and results related to UFC 137. Fight fans, it’s time to start getting excited. This card is going to be entertaining beyond words.

Here is the full fight card for UFC 137:

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view)
Champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit (for UFC welterweight title)
Nick Diaz vs. B.J. Penn
Cheick Kongo vs. Matt Mitrione
Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic vs. Roy Nelson
Hatsu Hioki vs. George Roop

PRELIMINARY CARD:
(Spike TV)
Donald Cerrone vs. Dennis Siver
Tyson Griffin vs. Bart Palaszewski

PRELIMINARY CARD:
Dustin Jacoby vs. Brad Tavares
Jeff Curran vs. Scott Jorgensen
Eliot Marshall vs. Brandon Vera
Danny Downes vs. Ramsey Nijem
Chris Camozzi vs. Francis Carmont


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