UFC on FX 5 weigh-ins moved to Minneapolis’ Pantages Theater (Sherdog.com)

Official fighter weigh-ins for this weekend’s “UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot” takes place Thursday. The public is welcome to attend the free ceremony. The weigh-ins originally were set to take place at Minneapolis’ Target Center, which also hosts Friday’s FX-broadcast event, but have now been moved to the city’s Pantages Theater.

The weigh-ins begin at 5 p.m. ET (4 p.m. CT local time). UFC on FX 5 features a heavyweight headliner between Travis Browne (4-0-1 UFC) and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (0-1 UFC). Jake Ellenberger (6-2 UFC) and Jay Hieron (0-2 UFC) will meet in a rematch in the UFC in the co-main event. The event’s main card airs on FX, and FUEL TV and Facebook carry the prelims.

The full UFC on FX 5 card includes: MAIN CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Travis Browne vs. Antonio Silva
  • Jake Ellenberger vs. Jay Hieron
  • John Dodson vs. Jussier Formiga
  • Josh Neer vs. Justin Edwards


  • Yves Edwards vs. Jeremy Stephens
  • Danny Castillo vs. Michael Johnson
  • Dennis Hallman vs. Thiago Tavares
  • Shane Roller vs. Jacob Volkmann
  • Diego Nunes vs. Bart Palaszewski
  • Phil Harris vs. Darren Uyenoyama

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 4 p.m. ET)

  • Marcus LeVesseur vs. Carlo Prater
  • Mike Pierce vs. Aaron Simpson