UFC on Fox 18 Weigh-in Results: Anthony Johnson, Ryan Bader Cleared in New Jersey

By Brian Knapp Jan 29, 2016



The gateway to the top of the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight division leads through Anthony Johnson, at least as it pertains to Ryan Bader.

Bader clocked in at 205 pounds ahead of his clash with Johnson (205.25) in the UFC on Fox 18 main event this Saturday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Heavyweight co-headliners Josh Barnett (241) and Ben Rothwell (265) were also given the thumbs up at Friday’s official weigh-in.

UFC on Fox 18 “Johnson vs. Bader” -- which airs live on Fox at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT -- will also feature a bantamweight battle pitting former Jungle Fight champion Iuri Alcantara (135.25) against Jimmie Rivera (135) and a welterweight tilt pairing the unbeaten Sage Northcutt (170) with MMA Lab export Bryan Barberena (170).

Three hours before the main card, Fox Sports 1 will carry six preliminary bouts: Tarec Saffiedine (169.75) vs. Jake Ellenberger (170), Olivier Aubin-Mercier (155) vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira (156), Kevin Casey (185.25) vs. Rafael Natal (185), Dustin Ortiz (125) vs. Wilson Reis (126), George Sullivan (171) vs. Alexander Yakovlev (171) and Alex Caceres (145) vs. Masio Fullen (145). The three remaining undercard matchups will stream to UFC Fight Pass at 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT: Levan Makashvili (145) vs. Damon Jackson (145), Tony Martin (155) vs. Felipe Olivieri (155) and Matt Dwyer (169) vs. Randy Brown (171).

UFC on Fox 18 Weigh-in Results:
Anthony Johnson (205.25) vs. Ryan Bader (205)
Josh Barnett (241) vs. Ben Rothwell (265)
Iuri Alcantara (135.25) vs. Jimmie Rivera (135)
Sage Northcutt (170) vs. Bryan Barberena (170)
Tarec Saffiedine (169.75) vs. Jake Ellenberger (170)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier (155) vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira (156)
Kevin Casey (185.25) vs. Rafael Natal (185)
Dustin Ortiz (125) vs. Wilson Reis (126)
George Sullivan (171) vs. Alexander Yakovlev (171)
Alex Caceres (145) vs. Masio Fullen (145)
Levan Makashvili (145) vs. Damon Jackson (145)
Tony Martin (155) vs. Felipe Olivieri (155)
Matt Dwyer (169) vs. Randy Brown (171)

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