LIVE: UFC 249 weigh ins – Fighter MISSES WEIGHT
Don’s miss the results for the official weigh ins ahead of UFC 249 here on MMAnytt!
Against all odds: UFC 249 will happen tomorrow in Jacksonville, Florida. The main event sees Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje battle for the interim lightweight championship. The co-main event features the long-awaited return of former bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz, who challenges current reigning champion Henry Cejudo. On top pf that, hard-hitting heavyweights Francis Ngannou and Jairzinho Rozenstruik slug it out for divisional supremacy.
The official weigh ins for UFC 249 are currently live and ongoing.On account of the Covid-19 pandemic there will be no ceremonial weigh ins for fans, however. Not all fighters have weight either. Featherweight Jeremy Stephens missed the 146 lbs allowance by over four lbs, and will forfeit a percentage of his earnings to opponent Calvin Kattar.
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Live video of the UFC 249 weigh ins (courtesy of MMA Junkie), can be seen below.
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Tony Ferguson (155) vs. Justin Gaethje (155) – for interim lightweight title
- Champ Henry Cejudo (135) vs. Dominick Cruz (135) – for bantamweight title
- Francis Ngannou (261.5) vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (260)
- Calvin Kattar (146) vs. Jeremy Stephens (150.5*)
- Yorgan De Castro (262) vs. Greg Hardy (265.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 6:30 p.m. ET)
- Donald Cerrone (171) vs. Anthony Pettis (170.5)
- Aleksei Oleinik (227.5) vs. Fabricio Werdum (243)
- Carla Esparza (115.5) vs. Michelle Waterson (115)
- Uriah Hall (186) vs. Ronaldo Souza (186)
- Vicente Luque (170) vs. Niko Price (170.5)
- Bryce Mitchell (145.5) vs. Charles Rosa (146)
- Sam Alvey (205) vs. Ryan Spann (206)