UFC Vegas 16 Weigh-ins: Hermansson & Vettori Are Set For Battle
The fighters have hit the scales for UFC Vegas 16, and all of the bouts are proceeding, including Jack Hermansson vs. Marvin Vettori.
The latest, main event for UFC Vegas 16 is moving ahead, as both Jack Hermansson and Marvin Vettori have made weight.
Hermansson versus Vettori
‘The Joker’ Hermansson was originally scheduled to fight Darren Till on Saturday, but the latter was sidelined with an injury. Then Kevin Holland was tapped for the main event, but he recently withdrew after testing positive for COVID-19.
Vettori, who was moved from a December 12th bout with ‘Jacare’ Souza to tomorrow’s headliner, came in at 186 pounds for the main event.
Hermansson, meanwhile, was 185.5.
Vettori (15-4-1) is coming off a submission win over Karl Roberson in June and has won three in a row.
Hermansson (21-5) quickly submitted Kelvin Gastelum in his last bout, which took place in July. The contender is 4-1 in his last five bouts.
UFC Vegas 16 weigh-in results
Here are the complete weigh-in results for Saturday’s card. The only fighter who missed weight today was Ovince Saint Preu, who was slightly over for his bout with light heavyweight Jamahal Hill (results via MMA Junkie).
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Main Card (ESPN2/ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET)
Jack Hermansson (185.5) vs. Marvin Vettori (186)
Jamahal Hill (205.5) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (207.5)
Gabriel Benitez (155.5) vs. Justin Jaynes (156)
Montana De La Rosa (125.75) vs. Taila Santos (125.5)
John Allan (205) vs. Roman Dolidze (205)
Movsar Evloev (145.5) vs. Nate Landwehr (145.5)
Preliminary Card (ESPN2/ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)
Jose Quinonez (135) vs. Louis Smolka (134.5)
Jordan Leavitt (155.5) vs. Matt Wiman (155.5)
Cody Durden (125.5) vs. Jimmy Flick (125.5)
Damon Jackson (145) vs. Ilia Topuria (145)
Jake Collier (264.5) vs. Gian Villante (243)