No, there wasn’t any last minute complications tied to Johny Hendricks’ weight cut this afternoon, as the former welterweight champ as made weight for his bout tomorrow with Stephen Thompson.
The two will throw down in the healdiner for UFC Fight Night 82, which will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Both Hendricks and Thompson weighed in at 170 for the five round fight.
The bout will mark the first time “Bigg Rigg” has competed since he was forced to withdraw from a fight with Tyron Woodley last October, after incurring serious complications while making weight.
Here are the weigh-in results for UFC FN 82.
Main Card (FOX Sports 1 10 PM/ET)
Johny Hendricks (170) vs. Stephen Thompson (170)
Roy Nelson (258) vs. Jared Rosholt (245)
Rafael Cavalcante (205) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (206)
Joseph Benavidez (125) vs. Zach Makovsky (125)
Misha Cirkunov (206) vs. Alex Nicholson (201)
Mike Pyle (170) vs. Sean Spencer (170)
Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1, 8 PM/ET)
Josh Burkman (156) vs. K.J. Noons (156)
Damian Grabowski (235) vs. Derrick Lewis (263
Ray Borg (125) vs. Justin Scoggins (125)
Noad Lahat (145) vs. Diego Rivas (144)
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass, 7 PM/ET)
Mickey Gall (170) vs. Mike Jackson (170)
Artem Lobov (145) vs. Alex White (145)