EliteXC: Return of the King Weigh-In Results


Challenger Yves Edwards (left) and EliteXC lightweight champion K.J. Noons pose after Friday’s weigh-in at Fashion 45 in Honolulu. Noons, who weighed the division-limit 160 pounds, defends against Edwards, who weighed 158 lbs, in the main event of “Return Of The King’’ Saturday at the Blaisdell Arena on Showtime (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast).

The official weigh-in results for tonight’s EliteXC: “Return of the King” event, which will take place at the Neal Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. All fighters successfully made weight with the exception of Nick Diaz, who weighed-in an astounding nine pounds over the lightweight limit. However EliteXC officials maintain that his bout against Muhsin Corbbrey was slated to take place at a catch-weight prior to yesterday.

The event will be headlined by an EliteXC lightweight title bout between current champion K.J. Noons and top contender Yves Edwards. Another lightweight fight between future DREAM title challenger Diaz and Corbbrey will also take place.

Additional main card bouts also include former EliteXC middleweight champion Murilo “Ninja” Rua vs Tony Bonello, Ron Waterman vs Dave Herman, and Rafael Feijao vs Wayne Cole.

Main Card:

K.J. Noons (160 lbs) vs. Yves Edwards (158 lbs)
Nick Diaz (169) vs. Muhsin Corbbrey (163 lbs)
Murilo Rua (184 lbs) vs. Tony Bonello (185 lbs)
Dave Herman (243 lbs) vs. Ron Waterman (263 lbs)
Rafael Feijao (205 lbs) vs. Wayne Cole (204 lbs)

Preliminary Fights:

Kala Kolohe Hose (186 lbs) vs. Robert McDaniel (184 lbs)
Kaleo Kwan (160 lbs) vs. Mike Aina (160 lbs)
Mark Oshiro (140 lbs) vs. Chris Willams (141 lbs)
Russell Doane (135 lbs) vs. Dwayne Haney (133 lbs)
Kepa Madeiros (171 lbs) vs. Carl Barton (183 lbs)
P.J. Dean (160 lbs) vs. Dean Lista (160 lbs)
Lolohea Mahe (260 lbs) vs. Chris Bernard (232 lbs)

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