UFC 199 comes from California. The main event, middleweight champ Luke Rockhold defends his title against Michael Bisping, stepping in for the injured Chris Weidman. The co-main event sees bitter rivals Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber duke it out for a 3rd time, and as was the case the 2nd time, Cruz’s bantamweight title is on the line.
As always, before we get to the fights ahead we have to make sure they’re all on course to make weight. Live video of the weigh-ins can be viewed by pressing the play button at the top of the page.
Main Card BT Sport/PPV
Luke Rockhold (185) vs. Michael Bisping (185)
Dominick Cruz (135) vs. Urijah Faber (134.5)
Max Holloway (146) vs. Ricardo Lamas (145.5)
Dan Henderson (185.5) vs. Hector Lombard (184.5)
Bobby Green (155) vs. Dustin Poirier (155.5)
Preliminary Card BT Sport/FS1
Clay Guida (146) vs. Brian Ortega (145)
Beneil Dariush (156) vs. James Vick (155.5)
Jessica Andrade (115.5) vs. Jessica Penne (115.5)
Alex Caceres (145.5) vs. Cole Miller (146)
Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)
Tom Breese (170.5) vs. Sean Strickland (171)
Luiz Henrique (205.5) vs. Jonathan Wilson (205.5)
Kevin Casey (185) vs. Elvis Mutapcic (185)
Dong Hyun Kim (154.5) vs. Polo Reyes (155)
After the news submerged that Bobby Green was out of his UFC fight with Jorge Masvidal on April 4th, after sustaining a Torn Quad, he is now on the road to recovery after having surgery for the injury, Friday just gone (January 23rd).
Below is a picture, but be warned the image is very graphic and not for those with a delicate nature.
Loving the smily face that has been drawn on Bobby’s leg 🙂
Wishing Bobby all the best in his road to recovery.
Benson Henderson got his wish granted, after losing a close split decision fight last weekend with Donald ‘ Cowboy’ Cerrone. The former lightweight champion stated he wanted to fight again soon and was willing to face anyone, anytime, anywhere.
An injury forced Bobby Green out of his scheduled bout with Jorge Masvidal after revealing he had torn his Quad, he will be out for around five months.
In steps Benson Henderson who will now be competing against Jorge Masvidal on the UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs Lamas card,
With an another line up revealed yesterday, Brit Luke Barnatt [8-2-0] has also been added to the card to face Clint Hester [7-4-0] along with female bout Liz Carmouche [9-5-0] vs Lauren Murphy [8-1-0].
This is shaping up to be one great fight card in Fairfax, Virginia that you do not want to miss.
UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs Lamas is on April 4th at Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia.
It was reported yesterday [Thursday], that Bobby ‘King’ Green is out injured for his bout with Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 63, which is due to take place in Fairfax, Virginia on April 4th with a torn quad, with over a 50% tear. He’ll be out for an estimated 5 months.
We wish Bobby Green a speedy recovery. I for one can not wait to see him return to action, fit and healthy.