• UFC 152

Belfort marginally lighter than Jones

ESPN staff
September 21, 2012
Jon Jones tipped the scales at 204.6lbs © Getty Images

Vitor Belfort tipped the scales at 204.2lbs for his UFC light-heavyweight title bout with Jon Jones on Friday, while Michael Bisping had no problems making weight for his clash with Brian Stann.

Belfort, stepping up from middleweight for the UFC 152 main event, was only 0.4lbs lighter than the champ. Meanwhile, at flyweight, the title clash between Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez also got the green light.

The only issue surrounded Charles Oliveira, who failed to hit the featherweight limit for his bout with Cub Swanson. Oliveira was able to cut down to 146.2lbs at the second time of asking and will not be fined.

UFC 152 weigh-in results:
Jon Jones (204.6) v Vitor Belfort (204.2)
Demetrious Johnson (125) v Joseph Benavidez (124.4)
Michael Bisping (185.6) v Brian Stann (185.4)
Matt Hamill (205.6) v Roger Hollett (203.6)
Cub Swanson (145.8) v Charles Oliveira (146.4)
Vinny Magalhaes (204.8) v Igor Pokrajac (205)
T.J. Grant (154.6) v Evan Dunham (155)
Lance Benoist (170.4) v Sean Pierson (169.4)
Jim Hettes (145.8) v Marcus Brimage (145.4)
Seth Baczynski (171) v Simeon Thoresen (170.4)
Mitch Gagnon (135) v Walel Watson (135.2)
Kyle Noke (107.4) v Charlie Brenneman (107.8)

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