ProMMAnow.com UFC 161 staff picks

The ProMMAnow.com staff has assembled for you our most informed prognostications, our most educated predictions and best guesses at who we think will win at UFC 161. Can Rashad Evans really make a another run at the title or will Dan Henderson convince him it’s time to hang it up? Will Roy Nelson finish his UFC contract on a win? Will Ryan Jimmo get to do his robot dance? Will Pat Barry get to keep his job? All these questions and more could be answered at UFC 161 on Saturday and here’s how we see it all going down.

XFC 24 LIVE results and play-by-play

xfc 24

“XFC 24: Collision Course” takes place this evening at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla. In the main event Scott “Hotsauce” Holtzman faces John Mahlow for the XFC lightweight title. Mahlow was the XFC’s very first 155 pound champion several years ago and hopes to reclaim his former glory this evening, but standing in his way is Knoxville, Tennessee’s Holtzman who remains undefeated in his pro MMA career and is 4-0 in the XFC cage.

WSOF 3 LIVE results and play-by-play

WSOF 3 results

MMA World Series of Fighting returns to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas this evening for their third event. The main card is headlined with a welterweight bout between former UFC top contender Jon Fitch and fellow UFC veteran Josh Burkman.

UFC 161 live weigh-in results and photos

Today’s UFC 161 fighter weigh-ins are being held at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, the same venue hosting Saturday’s pay-per-view card headlined with a light heavyweight match-up between Rashad Evans and Dan Henderson.

Watch today’s UFC 161 weigh-ins at 5 p.m. ET on ProMMAnow.com

UFC fans can watch a live stream of today’s UFC 161 fighter weigh-ins on ProMMAnow.com starting at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT (4 p.m. CT local time).

The UFC 161 weigh-ins are being held at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canaday, the same location hosting Saturday’s Pay-Per-View fight card headlined with a light heavyweight match-up between Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans.

Bad news of the day: Anthony Pettis out of UFC 163 title fight with Jose Aldo

With one simple Tweet UFC President Dana White just crapped all over our Friday. The No. 2 ranked lightweight in the world, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (16-2) was all set to make his featherweight debut in an immediate title shot against UFC 145-pound reigning champion Jose Aldo (22-1) at UFC 163 on Aug. 3 in Brazil. However, a torn meniscus has foiled Pettis’ UFC featherweight title dreams, at least for now.

World Series of Fighting 3 weigh-in results

The World Series of Fighting 3 card is all set to go as official weigh in’s took place earlier today in Las Vegas. The event will take place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and will the main card airing on NBC Sports at 11 p.m. ET.

UFC 164: Henderson vs. Grant tickets on sale June 21

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson

UFC officials have announced that UFC 164 tickets will go on sale Friday, June 21. The event will be headlined by the UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson looking to defend his title against TJ Grant. This will be Henderson’s first PPV bout since defending his title in back-to-back fights on FOX.

Watch World Series of Fighting 3 weigh-ins live on ProMMAnow.com at 7 p.m. ET

It all goes down tomorrow night live on the NBC Sports Network but you can watch the fighters take to the scale for WSOF 3 tonight. Jon Fitch and Josh Burkman headline the card that features top fighters such as Tyson Steele, Jacob Volkmann and more.