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UFC 117 Weigh In Results: Thiago Alves Fails To Make Weight, Fined 20 Percent of His Purse

UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva and no.1 title contender Chael Sonnen made weight for their UFC 117 main event, but co-main event fighter Thiago ‘Pitbull’ Alves was a half pound over.  Although the fight will still go on between the ‘Pitbull’ and Fitch, Alves was fined 20 percent of his purse.

Main Fight Card Weigh In Results:

  • Champ Anderson Silva (184.5) vs. Chael Sonnen (185)
  • Thiago Alves (171.5)* vs. Jon Fitch (170.5)
  • Ricardo Almeida (170.5) vs. Matt Hughes (170.5)
  • Junior Dos Santos (240) vs. Roy Nelson (263)
  • Rafael dos Anjos (156) vs. Clay Guida (156)

Preliminary Fight Card Weigh In Results:

  • Dustin Hazelett (169.5) vs. Rick Story (169.5)
  • Phil Davis (205.5) vs. Rodney Wallace (206)
  • Charlie Brenneman (171) vs. Johny Hendricks (171)
  • Tim Boetsch (206) vs. Todd Brown (206)
  • Christian Morecraft (263) vs. Stefan Struve (247)
  • Dennis Hallman (171) vs. Ben Saunders (171)
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