Official Weigh-ins for UFC 147 Set For June 22
UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin II will be held at Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on June 23.
The official weigh-ins for the upcoming “UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin II” event is set to take place this Friday, June 22 at at 3 p.m. ET (4 p.m. BRT local time) at Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Doors to the venue open at 1 p.m. BRT local time. A special Q&A session with UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will start at 2 p.m. BRT local time. Before the weigh-ins, an autograph session with UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell, current UFC contenders Thiago Tavares and Rousimar Palhares and octagon girl Arianny Celeste will take place. This event is open to the public and free of charge.
UFC 147 will be held at the same venue, the following day. It will be headlined by a 190-pound catchweight fight and rematch between former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin and Wanderlei Silva. It will also showcase the featherweight and middleweight finals of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” as part of the main card.
The main card will be aired via Pay-per-view, while the prelims will be shown via FX.
Check out the latest UFC 147 card below:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)
Rich Frankin vs. Wanderlei Silva
Mike Russow vs. Fabricio Werdum
Daniel Sarafian vs. TBA (“TUF: Brazil” middleweight final)
Rony “Jason” Mariano Bezerra vs. Godofredo “Pepey” de Oliveira (“TUF: Brazil” featherweight final)
Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)
Felipe Arantes vs. Milton Vieira
John “Macapa” Teixeira vs. Hugo “Wolverine” Viana*
* – Not officially announcedView Article Source »