By Thomas Gerbasi
LAS VEGAS, November 14 – The time for talk is over. Now it’s time for UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture and challenger Brock Lesnar to finally step into the Octagon on Saturday night to take care of their business in the main event of UFC 91, a fight that has been dubbed “the biggest fight in UFC history.”
All fighters on the nine fight card made weight for the event, which will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
“I’m just ready to get in that Octagon and take that belt away from Randy Couture,” said Lesnar, who weighed in at 265 pounds.
Couture, who will be fighting for the first time since an August 2007 win over Gabriel Gonzaga, weighed in at 220 pounds.
“I’m excited as hell to be here,” said the UFC Hall of Famer, who at 45 is taking things one fight at a time.
“It’s not about accomplishments anymore. It’s about doing what I love to do and that’s fight.”
Main Event – UFC Heavyweight Championship
Brock Lesnar (265) vs Randy Couture (220)
Joe Stevenson (156) vs Kenny Florian (156)
Josh Hendricks (238) vs Gabriel Gonzaga (256)
Demian Maia (185) vs Nate Quarry (185)
Tamdan McCrory (170) vs Dustin Hazelett (170)
Aaron Riley (156) vs Jorge Gurgel (155)
Rafael dos Anjos (155) vs Jeremy Stephens (155)
Mark Bocek (155) vs Alvin Robinson (155)
Ryan Thomas (170) vs Matt Brown (171)