UFC Vegas 14 Weigh-ins: Felder Hits His Mark For Short Notice Scrap
Paul Felder said he wouldn't have issues making weight today, despite the short notice, and 'The Irish Dragon' did just that.
When it was announced Paul Felder was stepping on short notice to battle Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Vegas 14, he said making weight wouldn’t be a problem. Well, while we don’t know exactly how the cut went for Felder, ‘The Irish Dragon’ did make weight.
Felder and dos Anjos hit their marks
Just a few days go, Felder buzzed many folks throughout MMA by agreeing to face dos Anjos on Saturday. It wasn’t so much the fact that Felder stepped up on short notice; it was more so because he agreed to fight RDA at lightweight and in a five-round fight (following the withdrawal of Islam Makhachev).
Well, at the weigh-ins earlier today, Felder tipped the scales at 155.75 pounds and RDA was 156.
It should also be noted that dos Anjos is fighting at lightweight for the first time since 2016. In recent years the former lightweight champ has been competing at welterweight.
UFC Vegas 14 weigh-in results
Here are the complete weigh-in results for tomorrow’s card, which is taking place at the Apex Facility (results via UFC.com).
Paul Felder (155.75) vs Rafael Dos Anjos (156)
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Abdul Razak Alhassan (172.5) vs Khaos Williams (170)
Kay Hansen (115.5) vs Cory McKenna (116)
Eryk Anders (187.5) vs Antonio Arroyo (185.5)
Brendan Allen (193.5) vs Sean Strickland (194.5)
Ashley Yoder (115.5) vs Miranda Granger (115.5)
Alex Morono (170.5) vs Rhys McKee (170.5)
Jose Quinonez (135) vs Louis Smolka (139)
Randa Markos (116) vs Kanako Murata (115)
Geraldo de Freitas (136) vs Tony Gravely (135.5)
Don’Tale Mayes (262) vs Roque Martinez (244)
Due to weight management issues with Saparbeg Safarov, the middleweight bout between Safarov and Julian Marquez has been canceled from tomorrow’s event.