UFC on FOX 13 Weigh-In Results – Diaz returns heavy

UFC Fight Night Phoenix: Weigh-In Results – UFC on FOX 13

UFC Fight Night Phoenix takes place tomorrow, Dec. 13, 2014 but first, the fighters must hit the scales today in Arizona.

In the main event former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos battles hard hitting Stipe Miocic.

Brash talker Nate Diaz returns to the octagon after a long layaway due to contractual complications to face Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event.  Diaz came in overweight at 160.6 when the max cutoff is 156 for his weight class.

Two other heavyweight bouts including Alistair Overeem vs Stefan Struve and Gabriel Gonzaga vs Matt Mitrione wiill also go down on the main card.

In preliminary action Joe Riggs returns to the octagon for the first time in eight years.  He was supposed to report back to the UFC this summer but an accidental gun discharge sidelined him with injury.  He will go against Ben Saunders in a battle at welterweight.

The two ladies headlining the preliminary card had to be pulled apart as Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jedrzejczyk butted heads.


Main Card (FOX, 8 p.m. ET)
Junior dos Santos (242) vs. Stipe Miocic (243)
Nate Diaz (160.6)*** vs. Rafael dos Anjos (156)
Alistair Overeem (253) vs. Stefan Struve (254)
Gabriel Gonzaga (256) vs. Matt Mitrione (259)


Prelim Card (FOX Sports 1, 5 p.m. ET)
Claudia Gadelha (116) vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk (116)
Willie Gates (126) vs. John Moraga (126)
Joe Riggs (171) vs. Ben Saunders (170)
Drew Dober (156) vs. Jamie Varner (156)
Derek Brunson (185) vs. Ed Herman (186)
Bryan Barberena (155) vs. Joe Ellenberger (156)

Prelim Card (UFC Fight Pass, 3:30 p.m. ET)
David Michaud (155) vs. Garett Whiteley (156)
Henry Cejudo (136) vs. Dustin Kimura (136)
Anthony Birchak (136) vs. Ian Entwistle (136)

***Nate Diaz has 2 hours to lose 4.6 pounds

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