Lightweight headliners Clay Guida (155) and Diego Sanchez (156) successfully made weight on Friday at the weigh-ins for The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale, as did TUF 9 welterweight finalists DaMarques Johnson (170) and James Wilks (171) and lightweight finalists Ross Pearson (156).
The event takes place on Saturday at The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas, the same venue which hosted today’s weigh-ins, and airs live on Spike TV beginning at 9pm ET.
Light heavyweight Mike Ciesnolevicz was the lone fighter who failed to make weight, weighing in at 208 pounds for his light heavyweight contest against Tomasz Drwal, who agreed to the higher weight in exchange for 20-percent of Ciesnoloevicz’ show money.
The official weigh-in results for The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale were:
MAIN CARD (Spike TV – 9pm ET)
- 155: Clay Guida (155) vs. Diego Sanchez (156)
- 170: DaMarques Johnson (170) vs. James Wilks (171)
TUF 9 Welterweight Final
- 170: Kevin Burns (171) vs. Chris Lytle (170)
- 155: Ross Pearson (156) vs. Andre Winner (155)
TUF 9 Lightweight Final
- 155: Nate Diaz (156) vs. Joe Stevenson (155)
- 155: Melvin Guillard (155) vs. Gleison Tibau (155)
- 170: Brad Blackburn (170) vs. Edgar Garcia (171)
- 205: Mike Ciesnolevicz (208)* vs. Tomasz Drwal (205)
- 170: Frank Lester (170) vs. Nick Osipczak (170)
- 155: Jason Dent (155) vs. Cameron Dollar (154)
* Ciesnolevicz weighed in over the light heavyweight limit, but Drwal agreed to fight him at 208 pounds. Ciesnolevicz will be penalized 20% of his show money, which will go to Drwal.
[Pictured: Diego Sanchez]