UFC 254 Weigh-in Results: Khabib & Gaethje Hit Their Marks
The weigh-ins for UFC 254 are over in Abu Dhabi, and what's expected to be one of the biggest fights ever is official.
Nurmagomedov versus Gaethje is official
The lightweight champ Nurmagomedov (28-0) came in at 155 pounds for the fight, but he did need the towel to hit that mark.
The interim champ Gaethje (22-2) also tipped the scales at 155.
Nurmagomedov will be fighting for the first time since September, 2019, when he submitted Dustin Poirier. Gaethje fought his past May, and stopped Tony Ferguson to win the interim belt.
UFC 254 weigh-in results
Here are the complete weigh-in results for UFC 254, which is taking place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi (results via UFC.com). Note the start times; the pay-per-view, main card is beginning at 2 PM/ET.
Main Card (2 PM/ET)
Main Event: Khabib Nurmagomedov (155) vs Justin Gaethje (155)
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Co-Main Event: Robert Whittaker (186) vs Jared Cannonier (185)
Alexander Volkov (265) vs Walt Harris (254)
Lauren Murphy (126) vs Liliya Shakirova (126)
Magomed Ankalaev (205.5) vs Ion Cutelaba (205.5)
Prelims (12 PM/ET)
Stefan Struve (265) vs Tai Tuivasa (265)
Jacob Malkoun (186) vs Phillip Hawes (186)
Nathaniel Wood (140) vs Casey Kenney (140)
Alex Oliveira (173)* vs Shavkat Rahkmonov (171)
Da-un Jung (206) vs Sam Alvey (206)
Early Prelims (11 AM/ET)
Liana Jojua (126) vs Miranda Maverick (126)
Joel Alvarez (159.5)* vs Alexander Yakovlev (155.5)
*Oliveira will forfeit 20% of his purse to his opponent, Rahkmonov for missing the welterweight limit
*Alvarez will forfeit 30% of his purse to his opponent, Yakvlev for missing the lightweight limit