Official weigh-in event streams live from Atlanta
ATLANTA – After arguably the biggest buildup in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, the moment has nearly arrived. But before Jon Jones and Rashad Evans can finally meet in the UFC 145 main event on Saturday night, they’ll have to make weight for their light heavyweight title fight.
The weigh-ins for UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans take place Friday at the historic Fox Theatre in Atlanta and begin at 4 p.m. Eastern. The weigh-ins are open to the public. HeavyMMA is on the scene in Atlanta and will continue its reporting from the weigh-ins Friday evening at the Fox Theatre. Saturday’s fight card takes place at the Philips Arena in Atlanta.
Aside from the highly anticipated grudge match between Jones and Evans, UFC 145 also features a welterweight contenders bout between Rory MacDonald and Che Mills, a heavyweight bout between Ben Rothwell and Brendan Schaub and a bantamweight contenders bout between former champion Miguel Torres and Michael McDonald.
The six-fight main card airs live on pay-per-view Saturday at 10 p.m. Eastern. The night’s six-fight preliminary card will stream live at the UFC’s Facebook fan page starting at 7 p.m. with a pair of fights, then move over to the FX cable network at 8 p.m. for four more bouts.