by David Comer | 22/02/2013 8:08 PM
Well it is official the Women’s Bantamweight championship will be on the line tomorrow night as both ladies came in under the 135lbs weight limit.
Ronda Rousey will defend her belt for the first time in the UFC against the United States Marine veteran Liz Carmouche. In the co-main event UFC’s number 2 Light Heavyweight Dan Henderson will take on the number 3 ranked Lyoto Machida to decide who the number one contender will be for the winner of the upcoming title bout between Jon Jones versus Chael Sonnen after this season of TUF wraps up.
Also in a marquee match up Bantamweights Ivan Menjivar will get a rematch against Urijah Faber. Last time they fought back in 2006 Menjivar was disqualified in the second round for kicking a downed opponent.
Video of the weigh-ins is available below.
The action starts on Facebook tomorrow at 6:35 pm ET
Nah-Shon “The Rock N Rolla” Burrell 175.8lbs* vs Yuri Villefort 170lbs
Jon Manley 171lbs vs Neil Magny 171lbs
Kenny Robertson 170lbs vs Brock “The Machine” Jardine 170lbs
UFC 157 prelims move to FX at 8pm ET
Sam “Hands of Stone” Stout 155lbs vs Caros “The Future” Fodor 155lbs
Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez 145lbs vs Matt “The Real One” Grice 145lbs
Michael “Maverick” Chiesa 156.2lbs** vs Anton Kuivanen 156lbs
Brendan “The Hybrid” Shaub 243lbs vs “Big” Lavar Johnson 255lbs
UFC 157 main card on PPV at 10pm ET
Josh “Kos” Koscheck 171lbs vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler 171lbs
Court “The Crusher” McGee 170lbs vs Josh “The Dentist” Neer
“The California Kid” Urijah Faber 136lbs vs Ivan “The Pride of El Savador” Menjivar 135.6lbs
Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida 202lbs vs Dan “Hendo” Henderson 205lbs
Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey(c) 134.6lbs vs Liz “Girlrilla” Carmouche 133.6lbs
*Burrell missed weight by a long shot and will hand over a portion of his purse to Villefort.
**Chiesa missed weight by .2 pounds but it was clear his beard weighed a couple pounds by its self so before he even tried to weigh in minus his shorts Dana and the commission called it good.
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