The weigh-ins for “The Ultimate Fighter: U.S. vs. U.K. Finale” took place today, Friday, June 19th, at the Key West Ballroom inside the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev.
Headliners Clay Guida and Diego Sanchez as well as all four “TUF 9” finalists made weight. The other four “TUF 9” contestants fighting on the undercard also made weight. In fact, everyone made weight except for *Mike Ciesnolevicz who tipped the scales at 208 pounds, two pounds over the 206-pound limit allowable for a light heavyweight non-title fight.
“TUF 9 Finale” weigh-in results:
(LW) Clay Guida (155 lbs.) vs. Diego Sanchez (156 lbs.)
(WW) Kevin Burns (171 lbs.) vs. Chris Lytle (170 lbs.)
(LW) Nate Diaz (156 lbs.) vs. Joe Stevenson (155 lbs.)
TUF 9 welterweight finals
DaMarques Johnson (170 lbs.) vs. James Wilks (171 lbs.)
TUF 9 lightweight finals
Ross Pearson (156 lbs.) vs. Andre Winner (155 lbs.)
(LW) Melvin Guillard (155 lbs.) vs. Gleison Tibau (155 lbs.)
(WW) Brad Blackburn (170 lbs.) vs. Edgar Garcia (171 lbs.)
(LHW) *Mike Ciesnolevicz (208 lbs.) vs. Tomasz Drwal (205 lbs.)
(WW) Frank Lester (170 lbs.) vs. Nick Osipczak (170 lbs.)
(LW) Jason Dent (155 lbs.) vs. Cameron Dollar (154 lbs.)
* According to NSAC rules, Mike C. will be given two hours to shed the weight.
The Ultimate Fighter season 9 Finale airs at 8pm ET/PT on Spike TV Sat., June 20, 2009. PRO MMA (promma.info) will provide live round-by-round updates and results of all the night’s action.