UFC Vegas 8 Weigh-in Results: Smith vs. Rakic is Official
The early weigh-ins are over for Saturday's UFC Vegas 8 card, and the headliner between Anthony Smith and Aleksandar Rakic's official.
The fighters have hit the scales in preparation for UFC Vegas 8, and following the weigh-ins, all the bouts are proceeding.
Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakic
In Saturday’s main event, Aleksandar Rakic will take on fellow light heavyweight contender, Anthony Smith.
The 32-year-old Smith (33-15) is looking to get back on track, as the former title challenger was stopped by Glover Teixeira in May. Smith has gone 3-2 in his last 5 bouts.
The 28-year-old Rakic (12-2) is also coming off a loss, as he dropped a split decision to Volkan Oezdemir in December. Prior to that Rakic had won 12 straight.
UFC Vegas 8 weigh-in results
Here are the complete weigh-in results for UFC Vegas 8 card, which will be hosted by the promotion’s Apex Facility in Las Vegas (results via UFC.com).
ESPN+ MAIN CARD, 9PM/6PM ETPT
Main Event: Anthony Smith (205) vs Aleksandar Rakic (205.5)
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Co-Main Event: Robbie Lawler (171) vs Neil Magny (171)
Ji Yeon Kim (126) vs Alexa Grasso (126)
Ricardo Lamas (145) vs Bill Algeo (146)
Magomed Ankalaev (205) vs Ion Cutelaba (205.5)
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Maki Pitolo (184.5) vs Impa Kasanganay (185.5)
Alessio Di Chirico (184) vs Zak Cummings (185)
Alex Caceres (145) vs Austin Springer (151)*
Sean Brady (170.5) vs Christian Aguilera (170)
Polyana Viana (116) vs Emily Whitmire (115.5)
Mallory Martin (115.5) vs Hannah Cifers (117)**
*Austin Springer missed weight and will forfeit 30 percent of his purse
**Hannah Cifers missed weight and will forfeit 20 percent of her purse