Gouveia Misses Weight for MFC 25

By Sherdog.com Staff May 6, 2010
American Top Team’s Wilson Gouveia came in three pounds over for his 205-pound bout against “The Ultimate Fighter 8” veteran Ryan Jimmo for Friday’s Maximum Fighting Championship 25 “Vindication” Northlands Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.

Gouveia will forfeit 20 percent of his purse, according to MFC officials. The headlining fight and seven others will broadcast live on HDNet at 10:00 p.m. EST.

Also on the card, former UFC middleweight contender Thales Leites (185.5) will face TUF 7 alumnus Jesse Taylor (184.5). Hard-hitting welterweight strikers Luigi Fioravanti (170.5) and Pete Spratt (169.5) will also clash.

MFC 25 “Vindication” Weights

Jesse Taylor (184.5) vs. Thales Leites (185.5)
Wilson Gouveia (208)* vs. Ryan Jimmo (205)
Emanuel Newton (205) vs. Dwayne Lewis (204.5)
Luigi Fioravanti (170.5) vs. Pete Spratt (169.5)
Chase Gormley (264.5) vs. Ryan Fortin (263)
Chad Freeman (170) vs. Mike Froese (169.5)
Aaron Berke (169) vs. Keto Allen (168.5)
Jevon Marshall (154) vs. Garret Nybakken (156)

*Wilson Gouveia forfeits 20% of his purse

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