LOS ANGELES -- All four fighters in Saturday's light heavyweight title shot sweepstakes have passed their first hurdle.
Rua, the former UFC light heavyweight champion, clocked in at 205 pounds for his bout with Brandon Vera. Vera clocked in at 203.8.
Machida, also a former UFC light heavyweight champ, came in well under the limit at 201 pounds. Bader, his opponent, was 205.
All 20 fighters on the card made weight for the event.
Mauricio Rua (205) vs. Brandon Vera (203.8)
Lyoto Machida (201) vs. Ryan Bader (205)
Joe Lauzon (155.8) vs. Jamie Varner (156)
Mike Swick (170) vs. DaMarques Johnson (171)
Cole Miller (145) vs. Nam Phan (145)
Phil Davis (205.5) vs. Wagner Prado (205)
Josh Grispi (146) vs. Rani Yahya (145.5)
Phil De Fries (235) vs. Oli Thompson (232)
Manny Gamburyan (145.5) vs. Michihiro Omigawa(145.5)
Ulysses Gomez (125.5) vs. John Moraga (125.5)