UFC Phoenix Weigh-In Results: Ngannou & Velasquez Hit Their Marks, Three Fighters Come in Heavy
The scheduled card for UFC Phoenix remains intact, despite the fact not one, not two, but three fighters came in heavy for Sunday's event.
The scheduled card for UFC Phoenix remains intact, despite the fact not one, not two, but three fighters came in heavy for Sunday’s event.
All of the main card competitors, including headliners Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou hit their marks. But, Manny Bermudez, Jessica Penne and former bantamweight champ Renan Barao all missed weight for their respective prelim fights.
Here are the weigh-in results for tomorrow’s card (via MMA Junkie):
Main Card (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET)
Francis Ngannou (258) vs. Cain Velasquez (248)
Paul Felder (155.5) vs. James Vick (156)
Cynthia Calvillo (116) vs. Cortney Casey (116)
Alex Caceres (146) vs. Kron Gracie (146)
Bryan Barberena (170.5) vs. Vicente Luque (171)
Andre Fili (145.5) vs. Myles Jury (146)
Preliminary Card (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET)
Jimmie Rivera (135) vs. Aljamain Sterling (136)
Manny Bermudez (140)+vs. Benito Lopez (135.5)
Ashlee Evans-Smith (126) vs. Andrea Lee (125.5)
Scott Holtzman (156) vs. Nik Lentz (155.5)
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Preliminary Card (ESPN+, 5:30 p.m. ET)
Jodie Esquibel (115.5) vs. Jessica Penne (118)*
Renan Barao (138)* vs. Luke Sanders (135.5)
Alexandra Albu (114.5) vs. Emily Whitmire (116)
+fighter missed weight and will be fined 30 percent of his purse
*fighter missed weight and will be fined 20 percent of purse