Diego Sanchez. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The official weigh-in results for tomorrow night’s “The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale”, which takes place at the Pearl at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, are below. All fighters successfully made weight with the exception of Mike Ciesnolevicz, who weighed in three pounds over the light heavyweight limit and will be docked 20% of his purse. He and Tomasz Drwal have agreed to fight at a catch-weight of 208 lbs.
The event will be headlined by an anticipated lightweight matchup between Diego Sanchez and Clay Guida. Past “Ultimate Fighter” winners Joe Stevenson and Nate Diaz will also clash on the main card.
DaMarques Johnson, the lone finalist from Team U.S., will face Englishman James Wilks in the TUF 9 welterweight final while British prospects Ross Pearson and Andre Winner will square off in the final lightweight bout of the show.
The complete weigh-in results for the event are as follows:
Diego Sanchez (156 lbs) vs Clay Guida (155 lbs)
DaMarques Johnson (170 lbs) vs James Wilks (171 lbs)
Ross Pearson (156 lbs) vs Andre Winner (155 lbs)
Chris Lytle (170) vs Kevin Burns (171 lbs)
Joe Stevenson (155 lbs) vs Nate Diaz (156 lbs)
Melvin Guillard (155 lbs) vs Gleison Tibau (155 lbs)
Brad Blackburn (170 lbs) vs Edgar Garcia (171 lbs)
Mike Ciesnolevicz (208 lbs) vs Tomasz Drwal (205 lbs)
Nick Osipczak (170 lbs) vs Frank Lester (170 lbs)
Jason Dent (155 lbs) vs Cameron Dollar (154 lbs)
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