SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The weigh-ins for “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber” took place today at ARCO Arena, the same location that will host Saturday night’s first ever WEC pay-per-view. All fighters successfully made weight, although featherweight champ Jose Aldo had to get naked to make 145 lbs. His opponent Urijah Faber weighed in at 144 ½ lbs.
WEC 48 will feature two title fights, including a main event between Aldo and Faber, and a co-main event featuring lightweight champion Benson Henderson taking on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in a rematch from an Oct. 2009 bout in which Cerrone lost a unanimous decision.
An archived video of the “Aldo vs. Faber” weigh-ins can currently be viewed in our UFC Room.
Two “Aldo vs. Faber” preliminary fights will air live Saturday night on Spike TV beginning at 6:00 p.m. PT/9:00 p.m. ET, and the “Aldo vs. Faber” live pay-per-view begins at 7:00 p.m. PT/10:00 p.m. ET. Tune into ProMMAnow.com Saturday night for live results and play-by-play commentary of “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber”.
“Aldo vs. Faber” weigh-in results:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)
- Jose Aldo (145) vs. Urijah Faber (144 ½)
- Benson Henderson (155) vs. Donald Cerrone (154 ½)
- Mike Brown (146) vs. Manny Gamburyan (146)
- Anthony Njokuani (156) vs. Shane Roller (155 ½)
- Antonio Banuelos (136) vs. Scott Jorgensen (136)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike TV)
- Leonard Garcia (145) vs. Chan Sung Jung (145 ½)
- Alex Karalexis (156) vs. Anthony Pettis (155 ½)
PRELIMINARY CARD (un-aired)
- Demetrious Johnson (135) vs. Brad Pickett (135 ½)
- Chad Mendes (145 ½) vs. Anthony Morrison (145)
- Takeya Mizugaki (134 ½) vs. Rani Yahya (136)
- Tyler Toner (145 ½) vs. Brandon Visher (144 ½)