|2012 UFC 153 Odds & Weigh-In Results: Silva, Bonnar Make Weight|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 12 October 2012 18:28|
UFC 153 Weigh-In Results
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (TheSpread) – The weigh-ins for UFC 153 have concluded and the main event fighters have made weight for their respective bouts.
UFC 153 will take place from the HSBC Arena in Rio with the main card bouts airing live on PPV at 10PM ET.
The main event of this card is a light heavyweight contest between Anderson Silva (32-4) taking on Stephan Bonnar (15-7). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Silva is the clear favorite to win this bout, as he has odds of -1350 to win, while Bonnar has a money line of +800. On Friday, both men came in on weight for their contest, with Bonnar weighing in at 205 pounds while Silva weighed in at 202. The two had a respectful stare down after tipping the scales. Silva is fighting in his home country and the overwhelming favorite due to his unbeaten record in the UFC. Bonnar is a long shot, but a tough out for any fighter.
The co-main event of Saturday’s card is a light heavyweight contest where Glover Teixeira (18-2) takes on Fabio Maldonado (18-5). According to oddsmakers, Teixeira is favored to win, as he has odds of -360 while Maldonado has a money line of +290 to prevail. Both men came in on weight as well, as Teixeira weighed in at 204 pounds while Maldonado came in at 203. Teixeira is kind of the “buzz” fighter right now in the division, but he has yet to really be tested. Maldonado has lost to some tough fighters, but has the experience edge.
For complete weigh-in results for the bouts that will take place at UFC 153, see below.
UFC 153 Weigh-In Results
Anderson Silva (202) vs. Stephan Bonnar (205)
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (243) vs. Dave Herman (244)
Glover Teixeira (204) vs. Fabio Maldonado (203)
Phil Davis (206) vs. Wagner Prado (204)
Jon Fitch (170) vs. Erick Silva (169)
Rick Story (170) vs. Demian Maia (170)
Sam Sicilia (146) vs. Rony Mariano Bezerra (145)
Gleison Tibau (155) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (154)
Diego Brandao (144) vs. Joey Gambino (146)
Sergio Moraes (169) vs. Renee Forte (169)
Chris Camozzi (185) vs. Luiz Cane (184)
Reza Madadi (155) vs. Cristiano Marcello (155)
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