- UFC president Dana White recently sat down with the media during UFC 171's media day. When asked if he knows whether or not former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre will return, White said:
"I know for a fact he will. I haven't talked to him, [I've] text him. I mean, we text. He said thanks for all the things you said in my documentary. [I said] It's a pleasure, no problem. That's all we've said to each other since the last time we talked."
- The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 coaches Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen were originally scheduled to face off at UFC 173 on May 24, however the bout was pushed back to UFC Fight Night on May 31. However, figh agreements have yet to be signed, and Sonnen has asserted that Silva has been stalling, leading people to wonder if Wanderlei was ducking out of the fight. White noted that it was not the case.
"It'll get done. We'll get it done... he's not balking at all," White said. "He's not balking, not even a little bit. It's not over money either. What else could it be? I can't tell ya. It has to do with the show. It has to do with the show, as far as I can tell you."
You can check out the whole pre-fight media scrum above.
- Here are the official weigh in results for UFC 171 tomorrow. Make sure to join us this Saturday for our live coverage of UFC 171. We will have quick preliminary card results, followed by detailed round-by-round coverage of the main card.
Robbie Lawler (170) vs. Johny Hendricks (171.5)
Tyron Woodley (170) vs. Carlos Condit (170.5)
Myles Jury (156) vs. Diego Sanchez (155)
Hector Lombard (170) vs. Jake Shields (171)
Nikita Krylov (205) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (205)
Fox Sports 2 Prelims
Rick Story (170.5) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (172.5)
Jessica Andrade (135) vs. Raquel Pennington (135.5)
Jimy Hettes (145.5) vs. Dennis Bermudez (146)
Alex Garcia (170.5) vs. Sean Spencer (170)
UFC Fight Pass Prelims
Francisco Trevino (155) vs. Renee Forte (157)
Justin Scoggins (125) vs. Will Campuzano (125.5)
Sean Strickland (185) vs. Bubba McDaniel (184.5)
Robert Whiteford (145) vs. Daniel Pineda (145)
Johny Hendricks, Kelvin Gastelum, and Renee Forte did not make weight. Hendricks made weight on his second attempt after two hours, and Gastelum and Forte, who will both not be getting weighed again, forfeit 20 percent of their earnings to their respective opponents.
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