UFC 179 Weigh-In Results: 3 Fighters Miss Weight

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Earlier today the UFC held weigh-ins for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II. While main event fighters Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes made weight, several others came in heavy including Fabricio Camoes and Tony Martin who will now meet in a catchweight bout, and Scott Jorgensen who was fined 20% of his purse.

Below are the full weigh-in results, with each fighter’s exact weight.
* indicates fighter missed weight.

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT)
Champ Jose Aldo (145) vs. Chad Mendes (145) – for featherweight title
Phil Davis (205) vs. Glover Teixeira (205)
Fabio Maldonado (205) vs. Hans Stringer (206)
Darren Elkins (145) vs. Lucas Martins (146)
Beneil Dariush (156) vs. Diego Ferreira (156)

PRELIMINARY CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 5 p.m. PT)
William Macario (170) vs. Neil Magny (171)
Yan Cabral (156) vs. Naoyuki Kotani (155)
Scott Jorgensen (128)* vs. Wilson Reis (125)
Felipe Arantes (146) vs. Andre Fili (146)

PRELIMINARY CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m. ET)
Gilbert Burns (155) vs. Christos Giagos (156)
Fabricio Camoes (158)+ vs. Tony Martin (157)+

* – Missed weight; fined 20 percent of purse
+ – Will meet at a 158-pound catchweight; no fines issued

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