On Thursday, Oct. 4, the UFC held the weigh-ins for UFC on FX 5 from the Pantages Theater in Minneapolis. The Oct. 5 event takes place from the nearby Target Center.

The main event features a battle of heavyweights as the towering and undefeated Travis Browne locks horns with Strikeforce and EliteXC veteran Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.

The main card also hosts a flyweight No. 1 contender bout between Ultimate Fighter winner John Dodson and Brazilian submission ace Jussier “Formiga” da Silva. Also veteran welterweight Jay Hieron returns to the promotion to face off with knockout artist Jake Ellenberger and hard-nosed Josh Neer battles Justin Edwards.

An additional eight fights filled the night’s preliminary card, which was split between a Fuel TV broadcast and Facebook/YouTube stream.

Friday’s main card will air live on FX starting at 8 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will be shown on FX at 5 p.m. ET, while two fights stream live on Facebook/YouTube at 4 p.m. ET.

The fighters hit the scales to weigh-in at 5 p.m. ET today. A stream of the action, as well as the full results, appears below.

FX Main Card
Travis Browne (246) vs. Antonio Silva (266)
Jake Ellenberger (170) vs. Jay Hieron (170)
John Dodson (126) vs. Jussier Formiga (126)
Josh Neer (171) vs. Justin Edwards (170)
Fuel TV Preliminary Card
Jeremy Stephens (156) vs. Yves Edwards (156)
Michael Johnson (156) vs. Danny Castillo (156)
Jacob Volkmann (155) vs. Shane Roller (156)
Bart Palaszewski (146)* vs. Diego Nunes (146)
Darren Uyenoyama (125) vs. Phil Harris (125)
Marcus LeVesseur (156) vs. Carlo Prater (156)
Facebook/YouTube Preliminary Card

Aaron Simpson (171) vs. Mike Pierce (171)

*Palaszewski came in one pound over on his first attempt, but made the featherweight limit on his second try.

**A lightweight contest between Dennis Hallman and Thiago Tavares was removed from the card after Hallman came in seven pounds heavy.

Photo: Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (Rob Tatum/The MMA Corner)

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