NEW ORLEANS – The fighter weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night 25: Shields vs. Ellenberger” took place Friday afternoon at New Orleans’ Spanish Plaza. Saturday’s fight card which will air LIVE on Spike TV takes place at the nearby Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
All fighters made weight without incident although Alan Belcher needed the towel brought out so he could shed every stitch of clothing to make the middleweight non-title fight limit of 186 pounds. His opponent, Jason MacDonald, weighed in at an even 185 pounds.
Welterweight headliner Jake Ellenberger weighed in at an even 170, while Jake Shields tipped the scales at 171 pounds. The action kicks off Saturday night LIVE on Facebook with the prelims starting at 5:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT and the main card airing LIVE on Spike at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
The full weigh-in results are as follows:
MAIN CARD (Spike TV)
- Jake Ellenberger (170) vs. Jake Shields (171)
- Court McGee (184.5) vs. Dongi Yang (186)
- Jonathan Brookins (145.5) vs. Erik Koch (146)
- Alan Belcher (186) vs. Jason MacDonald (185)
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook)
- Cody McKenzie (155.5) vs. Vagner Rocha (155.5)
- Shamar Bailey (156) vs. Evan Dunham (156)
- Lance Benoist (170.5) vs. Matt Riddle (171)
- Ken Stone (136) vs. Donny Walker (135.5)
- Seth Baczynski (171) vs. Clay Harvison (170)
- Mike Stumpf (171) vs. T.J. Waldburger (171)
- Mike Lullo (146) vs. Robert Peralta (145.5)
- Justin Edwards (171) vs. Jorge Lopez (171)