Matt Serra

UFC 69: Shootout Weigh-In Results

Here are the weigh-in results for UFC 69: Shootout.

Georges St. Pierre (169.5 lbs) vs. Matt Serra (169.5 lbs)
Diego Sanchez (168.5 lbs) vs. Josh Koscheck (170.5 lbs)
Yushin Okami (184 lbs) vs. Mike Swick (184 lbs)
Alan Belcher (184 lbs) vs. Kendall Grove (185.5 lbs)
Roger Huerta (155.0 lbs) vs. Leonard Garcia (154.5 lbs)
Brad Imes (260.5 lbs) vs. Heath Herring (245 lbs)
Thales Leites (186 lbs) vs. Pete Sell (186 lbs)
Marcus Davis (169.5 lbs) vs. Pete Spratt (170.5 lbs)
Josh Haynes (171 lbs) vs. Luke Cummo (170 lbs)

Diego Sanchez and Josh Koscheck exchanged some choice words which were followed by a shove from Mr. Sanchez. UFC officials immediately stepped between the two fighters to prevent any further action. Besides the little Koscheck-Sanchez scuffle, the weigh-ins were rather tame.

Georges St. Pierre Injured

Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Georges “Rush” St. Pierre has been forced to pull out of his fight at UFC 67: All or Nothing against Matt Serra due to a knee injury he suffered while training for his first title defense.

Georges St. Pierre earned the welterweight crown at UFC 65: Bad Intentions when he rolled through the welterweight stud Matt Hughes. Before earning the rematch with Hughes, St. Pierre was forced to fight five times against the division’s elite. He showed he was the real deal and worthy of a title shot when he ran through top contenders Frank Trigg and Sean Sherk. Shortly after the domination of Sherk, St. Pierre squeaked out a spilt decision victory over B.J. Penn which was enough to earn him a welterweight title shot. When St. Pierre finally got his shot against Hughes he didn’t disappoint.

St. Pierre’s scheduled opponent at UFC 67: All or Nothing was Matt Serra. Serra earned the UFC welterweight title shot when he won season 4 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’.

Update: 5:30 PM - On the UFC HP, Dana White released a shot statement. “Unfortunately Georges St. Pierre was injured in training and we’re hopeful that he’ll recover quickly,” said UFC President Dana White.  “We look forward to having Matt Serra’s title fight as soon as we can.”

Inside the UFC Premieres Tonight

Be sure to tune into Spike TV tonight at 12 AM EST as the UFC’s newest weekly series “Inside the UFC” will premiere.
The show will be a weekly half-hour magazine-style series that will feature interviews, up-to-the minute UFC news and much more.

The first episode will include an exclusive interview with UFC President Dana White as well as one on one interviews with UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and his next opponent Matt Serra. Also the first episode will include an in-depth look at the UFC Octagon Girls.

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