Matt Brown just missed weight for UFC on FOX 12 bout with Robbie Lawler (updated)

matt brown_ufn40Matt Brown must have read Leo Frincu’s new article entitled, “This is why you should NEVER try to lose weight”, because dude just missed weight for his welterweight title-eliminator bout against Robbie Lawler, scheduled to take place Saturday night in the UFC on FOX 12 main event. Brown came in at 172.5 pounds, 1.5 pounds over the non-title fight limit. He has 2¬†hours to lose the weight or will forfeit 20% of his purse to his opponent.

Well shit.

We’ll update you on whether or not Brown makes weight.

UPDATE: So, the CSAC won’t allow Brown (or Lima) to cut any more weight. However, they will not be subject to a fine because they were willing to cut the weight, but were not allowed — at least that’s the story according to MMA Junkie.

Here are the full weigh-in results for UFC on FOX 12 (weigh-in video below):

MAIN CARD (FOX, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Matt Brown (172.5)* vs. Robbie Lawler (171)
  • Anthony Johnson (204.5) vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (205.5)
  • Dennis Bermudez (146) vs. Clay Guida (145)
  • Bobby Green (155.5) vs. Josh Thomson (155)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX, 6 p.m. ET)

  • Daron Cruickshank (155.5) vs. Jorge Masvidal (155.5)
  • Patrick Cummins (206) vs. Kyle Kingsbury (204.5)
  • Tim Means (170.5) vs. Hernani Perpetuo (171)
  • Mike De La Torre (146) vs. Brian Ortega (145.5)

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 4:15 p.m. ET)

  • Akbarh Arreola (155.5) vs. Tiago dos Santos e Silva (155)
  • Gilbert Burns (170) vs. Andreas Stahl (171)
  • Juliana Carneiro Lima (117)* vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk (115)
  • Noad Lahat (145) vs. Steven Siler (146)

* Brown and Lima both missed weight.

Watch the weigh-ins below:


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