It’s the fight nobody was calling for, but Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira are set to do battle tomorrow night at UFC Fight Night 83 in Pittsburgh.
Former lightweight title contender, Donald Cerrone (28-7) tipped the scales at 170lbs even, while the Brazilian, Alex Oliveira (13-3-1) came in at 171lbs to make the main event official.
With John Lineker dropping out of his fight due to an unfortunate case of dengue fever, Augusto Mendes (5-0) stepped in on late notice to face surging prospect, Cody Garbrandt (7-0). Mendes failed to make the 171lbs limit, forfeiting 20% of his purse in doing so. Garbrandt successfully made the cut, weighing in at 140.5lbs.
Also on the card is the co-main event of Derek Brunson (14-3) vs. Roan Carneiro (20-9).
UFC – Cowboy vs. Cowboy weigh-in results:
Welterweight: Donald Cerrone (170lbs) vs. Alex Oliveira (171lbs)
Middleweight: Derek Brunson (186lbs) vs. Roan Carneiro (184.5lbs)
Catchweight (142lbs): Cody Garbrandt (140.5lbs) vs. Augusto Mendes* (142lbs)
Featherweight: Dennis Bermudez (146lbs) vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri (146lbs)
Middleweight: Chris Camozzi (185.5lbs) vs. Joe Riggs (186lbs)
Lightweight: Shane Campbell (156lbs) vs. James Krause (155.5lbs)
Welterweight: Alex Garcia (171lbs) vs. Sean Strickland (170.5lbs)
Middleweight: Oluwale Bamgbose (185lbs) vs. Daniel Sarafian (186lbs)
Middleweight: Leonardo Augusto Guimaraes (184.5lbs) vs. Anthony Smith (185.5lbs)
Welterweight: Nathan Coy (170lbs) vs. Jonavin Webb (169.5lbs)
Bantamweight: Ashlee Evans-Smith (135.5lbs) vs. Marion Reneau (135lbs)
Bantamweight: Kelly Faszholz (135lbs) vs. Lauren Murphy (135.5lbs)
Heavyweight: Shamil Abdurakhimov (254lbs) vs. Anthony Hamilton (260lbs)
*Augusto Mendes missed weight, forfeits 20% of his fight purse