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UFC 248 Weigh-in Results: Yoel Romero Last to Hit The Scales, But Makes Weight

Yoel Romero gave some folks cause for concern this AM, by weighing in last for UFC 248. But, the powerful wrestler made championship weight for his bout with Israel Adesanya.

There’s been a lot of talk and concern recently about whether Yoel Romero would make championship weight for his bout on Saturday with middleweight champ, Israel Adesanya. Well, although the decorated wrestler was the last fighter to hit the scales this AM, Romero did make weight for the UFC 248 headliner.

The title fights are official

All of the competitors scheduled for Saturday’s title fights hit their marks. Romero came in 185 pounds for the main event, while the champ Adesanya was 184.5.

At strawweight, champion Zhang Weili tipped the scales at 115, as did the division’s former champ, Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

The only fighter who missed weight was Emily Whitmire, who was 117.5, for her bout with strawweight, Polyana Viana.

 

UFC 248 official weigh-in results

Here are the complete weigh-in results for UFC 248, which will be hosted by the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Middleweight Championship Main Event: Israel Adesanya (184.5) vs Yoel Romero (185)

Strawweight Championship Co-Main Event: Zhang Weili (115) vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk (115)

Beneil Dariush (156) vs Drakkar Klose (156)

Neil Magny (171) vs Li Jingliang (171)

Alex Oliveira (171) vs Max Griffin (170.5)

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Sean O’Malley (135.5) vs Jose Quinonez (135.5)

Mark O. Madsen (156) vs Austin Hubbard (154.5)

Rodolfo Vieira (186) vs Saparbeg Safarov (186)

Gerald Meerschaert (185) vs Deron Winn (185.5)

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Emily Whitmire (117.5*) vs Polyana Viana (116)

Giga Chikadze (146) vs Jamall Emmers (145.5)

Danaa Batgerel (136) vs Guido Cannetti (135.5)

*Whitmire weighed in above the strawweight limit. She forfeits 20 percent of her purse to her opponent.

Results via UFC.com

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