Official weigh-ins for UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III were held on Friday at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, and streamed live on MMA Nation. All fighters on the card met their required weight, including title participants Frankie Edgar (154.5), Gray Maynard (155), Jose Aldo (145), and Kenny Florian (145). Both scheduled championship bouts are now rendered official after the results of the weigh-ins.
The Texas crowd was in clear support of the lightweight challenger Maynard, who seemed giddy to get back into action. "All the preparation is done. Let's have some fun," he said with a grin. After committing virtually all of 2011 to the same opponent, Edgar adamantly agreed. "I'm ready to do this," he stated. "Too long thinking about this kid. I'm all about the anti-'Bully' movement. Let's kick him to the curb."
In the co-main event, multi-division savant Florian spoke about his ongoing quest for the UFC title. "This is the fight I've wanted for a long time," he declared. "This is the fight that brought my to 145. I've tried too hard, and suffered too much to not go home with the title tomorrow night." Though, that'll be easier said than done, as featherweight king Aldo appeared at ease with his weight cut and confident heading into the big event. "Kenny is an excellent athlete but I'm very well prepared," he said through a translator. "Whatever he presents, I'm going to be twice as good."
UFC 136 weigh-in results will be updated in real-time below:
Lightweight Championship: Frankie Edgar (154.5) vs. Gray Maynard (155)
Featherweight Championship: Jose Aldo (145) vs. Kenny Florian (145)
Middleweight: Chael Sonnen (185.5) vs. Brian Stann (186)
Lightweight: Joe Lauzon (155.5) vs. Melvin Guillard (155.5)
Featherweight: Leonard Garcia (145) vs. Nam Phan (145)
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
Heavyweight: Joey Beltran (245) vs. Stipe Miocic (236)
Featherweight: Zhang Tie Quan (146) vs. Darren Elkins (145)
Middleweight: Aaron Simpson (186) vs. Eric Schafer (185.5)
Middleweight: Steve Cantwell (186) vs. Mike Massenzio (185)