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All 24 fighters make weight

9/16/2011

NEW ORLEANS -- All 24 fighters set to compete on the UFC Fight Night: Battle on the Bayou card made weight during Friday's official weigh-ins.

Main event welterweight Jake Shields (26-5-1) came in right at the limit of 171 pounds. Jake Ellenberger (25-5), weighed in at one pound less at 170.

The UFC event features a number of former contestants on "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series, including two winners of the show in Court McGee and Jonathan Brookins.

McGee (13-1) weighed in at 184½ pounds for his co-main event tilt. He faces Korean Dongi Yang (10-1), who came in at 186. Although he competed on TUF as a lightweight, Brookins (12-3) has since dropped to featherweight and came in at 145½ pounds his bout against Erik Koch (12-1).

Rounding out the main card is a middleweight fight between Jason MacDonald (26-14) and Alan Belcher (15-5). The fighters weighed in at 185 and 186 pounds, respectively.

UFC Fight Night: Battle on the Bayou takes place at the Morial Convention Center.

Brett Okamoto covers mixed martial arts for ESPN.com. Follow him on Twitter.