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Nick Diaz, B.J. Penn make weight

Updated: October 29, 2011, 11:03 AM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- Nick Diaz and B.J. Penn have expressed a lot of respect for one another in the buildup to UFC 137, but that didn't stop president Dana White from quickly separating the two during Friday's official weigh-in.

The main-event fighters came together somewhat awkwardly during the typical Friday staredown, prompting White to step in immediately. More importantly, both came in on weight -- Diaz (26-7) right on at 170 pounds; Penn (16-7-2) at 169.

"He's a good opponent. It's time ...

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