UFC on FOX 12 weigh-in results: Matt Brown heavy for title eliminator vs. Robbie Lawler
SAN JOSE – MMAjunkie was on scene for today’s UFC on FOX 12 fighter weigh-ins, where main-event welterweight contender Matt Brown missed the mark in his first attempt on the scale.
Brown (21-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) was 172.5 pounds for his main event against Robbie Lawler (23-10 MMA, 8-4 UFC), who was on the mark at 171. Their fight is a title eliminator with the winner expected to meet champion Johny Hendricks for the 170-pound belt.
Brown was given two hours to cut an additional 1.5 pounds to avoid losing 20 percent of his purse to Lawler.