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ufc fight night 67

Weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 67 event went down earlier today from Brazil, and you can find complete results below.

The main event features former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit returning from a lengthy layoff to meet Thiago Alves. Condit suffered a knee injury vs. Tyron Woodley in 2014, forcing him to undergo surgery and miss several months.

In the co-main event on FOX Sports 1, Nik Lentz and Charles Oliveira meet for a second time. Their first battle was originally won by Oliveira before officials reversed it due to an illegal knee and ruled it a no-contest.

All 24 fighters made weight, including Condit and Alves coming in right at 170. Only Ryan Jimmo gave cause for concern, needing the towel to make 206.

Complete weigh-in results can be found below, along with a video replay:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)

Carlos Condit (170 lbs.) vs. Thiago Alves (170)

Nik Lentz (146) vs. Charles Oliveira (144)

Alex Oliveira (170) vs. KJ Noons (170)

Ryan Jimmo (206) vs. Francimar Barroso (205)

Norman Parke (156) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (156)

Wendell Oliveira (170) vs. Darren Till (171)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Rony Jason (146) vs. Damon Jackson (145)

Jussier Formiga (126) vs. Wilson Reis (126)

Nicolas Dalby (171) vs. Elizeu Zaleski (171)

Mirsad Bektic (146) vs. Lucas Martins (145)

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7 p.m. ET)

Juliana Lima (115) vs. Ericka Almeida (116)

Tom Breese (171) vs. Luiz Dutra (170)

ryan bader

New UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier returned to his role as co-host of “UFC Tonight” earlier this week, just days after besting Anthony Johnson for the title.

Cormier is a former standout college wrestler who went on to compete in the Olympics, but the idea of being called “UFC champion” is one that tops it all.

“It’s the most amazing thing I’ve ever experienced, outside of my kids,” he said. “It’s something you dream about, but you never know if you’re going to accomplish it.”

After surviving an early onslaught by Johnson, “DC” was able to control the rest of the fight before locking up a submission. Following the announcement, Johnson placed the belt around the waist of the new champion.

“I just want to say thank you Anthony Johnson. You see many guys win and then the belt is put around the waist by Dana White. Johnson did that and made my time special,” he said. “I thank him for being the classy guy he is. I said a lot of good things about him before the fight.”

The night, though, wasn’t all perfect for Cormier. During the post-fight press conference, Ryan Bader stormed the scene and demanded a title shot. The two were scheduled to meet before UFC officials moved Cormier into the championship match after the suspension of Jon Jones.

“I don’t quite understand – you give a guy his moment,” he said. “Ryan, you deserve the shot at the belt, but there are better ways to do it. He thinks I ducked him. He was sent to New Orleans to get beat up by me in my home state. But don’t come to the press conference. Why would I be afraid of him?

“I’d love to compete against Jones again. If it’s Bader, it’s Bader. He’s won four in a row, but he hasn’t beaten the best four guys.”

vitor belfort

The UFC is planning to head to Japan later this year once again, and Gegard Mousasi wants on that card.

Mousasi, who topped Costas Philippou earlier this month to improve to 4-2 since joining the UFC, even has an opponent in mind.

Vitor Belfort.

Mousasi (37-5-2) is a former DREAM middleweight and light heavyweight champion. In fact, he was the last man to hold those titles. His last fight in Japan came in 2011 when he finished Hiroshi Izumi to defend his DREAM 205-pound belt.

Overall, Mousasi is 13-1 when fighting in Japan, including wins over Hector Lombard, Denis Kang, Mark Hunt and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza.

Belfort saw his three-fight win streak snapped by Chris Weidman for the UFC title recently. He previously competed for Pride in Japan.

wsof 22

The World Series of Fighting will go head-to-head with UFC 190 on August 1, bringing out the big guns for an event.

WSOF 22 will feature three world title fights, headlined by Rousimar Palhares defending his welterweight title against Jake Shields. The main card airs on NBC Sports Network at 11 p.m. ET from Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.

Along with Palhares-Shields, Marlon Moraes defends his bantamweight title against Sheymon Moraes and Magomed Bibulatov faces Donavon Frelow for the flyweight crown.

“This is, in my opinion, the most incredible lineup of fights featuring marquee talent that WSOF has put together since we launched the company in 2012,” said WSOF president Ray Sefo. “We have a collection of highly competitive matchups with top-caliber superstars that have all made some kind of mark in the sport, and it should be a spectacular night of world-class combat.”

The event will also include the return of Tyrone Spong, as he takes on Mike Kyle, while Abubakar Nurmagomedov – the brother of UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov – makes his WSOF debut.

One of the top leg lock specialists in MMA who has earned 11 of his 17 career wins using this method of submission, the 35-year-old Palhares (17-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, will enter the cage looking for his third straight victory under the WSOF banner and his fourth consecutive win overall.

In his first two WSOF starts, Palhares turned in back-to-back first round submission wins – the first over Steve Carl by way of inverted heel hook to claim the promotion’s welterweight strap, and the second over Jon Fitch via knee-bar.

Like Palhares, the 36-year-old Shields (31-7-1, 1 NC) is also seeking his third WSOF win in a row after defeating his last two opponents – Ryan Ford and Brian Foster – inside of one round of action by way of submission.

During his stellar, 16-year professional career, Shields, who held world titles with the now defunct promotions Strikeforce and EliteXC, has faced and defeated a long list of rival icons, including all-time great Dan Henderson, and superstars Robbie Lawler, Paul Daley and Tyron Woodley.

Since making his WSOF debut with a split-decision victory over superstar Miguel Torres on the promotion’s inaugural card, Moraes (14-4-1) has been unstoppable and earlier this year, the 27-year-old secured his ninth straight win with a unanimous decision over previously unbeaten Josh Hill.

The other Moraes has also been perfect since he jump-started his professional career with a unanimous decision win over Richard Medeiros. The 24-year-old, who has earned four of his seven career wins by way of (T)KO, made both his U.S. and promotional debut for WSOF, earning a split decision over Gabriel Solorio.

Bibulatov (9-0) of Grozny, Chechnya, Russia and Frelow (4-0) of Las Vegas represent two of MMA’s most heralded 125-pound prospects.

Bibulatov, whose first start for WSOF also represents his debut in the U.S., notched his ninth career win in March, scoring a first round (1:30) KO on Eduardo Felipe in Grozny. The 26-year-old’s most noteworthy achievement to date is his victory of a one-night, eight-man tournament when he defeated three consecutive opponents, including two by way of first round submission, to emerge the winner of the single-elimination affair.

Frelow is a 30-year-old member of Wanderlei Silva’s fight squad and a product of Las Vegas’ highly competitive amateur fight circuit where he amassed an overall record of 5-1 between 2011 and 2013, his only defeat being on the losing end of a split decision in May 2011. In his last appearance and WSOF debut, Frelow earned a unanimous decision over Taylor McCorriston.

After sustaining a broken leg in kickboxing competition in April 2014, Spong (2-0) will enter the cage for the first time since 2013 when he notched a unanimous decision over Angel DeAnda in WSOF action.

A three-time world kickboxing champion with over 80 career professional bouts in the sport, the 29-year-old former protégé of kickboxing legend “Mr. Perfect” Ernesto Hoost recently began pursuing a third combat sports career in professional boxing, as well, where he is a perfect 2-0 (1 KO), to date.

Kyle (21-12-1, 2 NC) is a battle-tested, heavy-handed finisher and member of Team AKA who has competed all over the world for numerous, major MMA promotions since he began his professional career in 2001.

The 35-year-old Kyle, who has earned 17 of his 21 professional career wins by way of (T)KO or submission, is coming off of a first round (1:56) submission (guillotine choke) victory over Baga Agaev.

Abubakar (9-1) of Makhachkala, Russia will make his much-anticipated debut on U.S. soil after inking a multi-fight agreement with WSOF in March. Nurmagomedov, who trains under his father, Abdulmanap at Khabib’s gym FightSpirit Team, is coming off of a first round TKO (punches).

Below is the current lineup:

WSOF Welterweight Championship
Rousimar Palhares (c) vs. Jake Shields

WSOF Bantamweight Championship
Marlon Moraes (c) vs. Sheymon Moraes

Inaugural WSOF Flyweight Championship
Magomed Bibulatov vs. Donavon Frelow

Tyrone Spong vs. Mike Pyle

Abkbakar Nurmagomedov vs. TBA

ufc fight night 67

The Octagon heads to Brazil to conclude May this Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 67.

In the main event, former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit returns from an extended layoff to take on Thiago Alves. The main card, and most of the prelims, air live on FOX Sports 1 from Goiana, Brazil.

Action starts at 7 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass before shifting over for the remainder of the night to FS1 at 8 p.m. ET.

Along with Condit-Alves, Nik Lentz meets Charles Oliveira and Alex Oliveira faces KJ Noons.

Check out the complete lineup below:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Carlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves

Featherweight: Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira

Lightweight: Alex Oliveira vs. KJ Noons

Light Heavyweight: Ryan Jimmo vs. Francimar Barroso

Lightweight: Norman Parke vs. Francisco Trinaldo

Welterweight: Wendell Oliveira vs. Darren Till

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Featherweight: Rony Jason vs. Damon Jackson

Flyweight: Jussier Formiga vs. Wilson Reis

Welterweight: Nicolas Darly vs. Elizeu Zaleski

Featherweight: Mirsad Bektic vs. Lucas Martins

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7 p.m. ET)

Female Strawweight: Juliana Lima vs. Ericka Almeida

Welterweight: Tom Breese vs. Luiz Dutra

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