LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie was on scene and reporting dwell from Friday’s early and official UFC on ESPN 10 fighter weigh-ins, the place a number of fighterss missed their marks for Saturday’s occasion.
In the principle occasion, current ladies’s flyweight title challenger Jessica Eye (15-7 MMA, 5-6 UFC) takes on fellow contender Cynthia Calvillo (8-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC). Eye was 126.25 kilos, only a quarter-pound over the non-title restrict. It was the second straight combat she has missed weight after difficult for the title a 12 months in the past. Calvillo got here in at 126 kilos.
Within the co-feature, Karl Roberson (9-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) was 190.5 kilos for his middleweight bout in opposition to Marvin Vettori (14-3-1 MMA, 4-2-1 UFC), who was on weight at 186. There may be dangerous blood already between the 2 since they had been presupposed to combat in Might in Florida, however weight-cutting points for Roberson pressured him out of the bout although he made weight efficiently that point.
Zarrukh Adashev (3-1 MMA, 0-Zero UFC) weighed in at 138.5 kilos for his bantamweight bout in opposition to Tyson Nam (18-11-1 MMA, 0-2 UFC), who hit his mark at 135.5.
Moreover, Darrick Minner (24-11 MMA, 0-1 UFC) introduced on social media in the course of the weigh-ins that he pulled out of his featherweight combat in opposition to Jordan Griffin (18-7 MMA, 1-2 UFC) attributable to sickness. Minner by no means got here to the size. Griffin was the second fighter to weigh in and was 146 kilos.
The early weigh-ins occurred on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The identical venue hosts Saturday’s card, which airs on ESPN and streams on ESPN+.
The complete UFC on ESPN 10 weigh-in outcomes included:
MAIN CARD (ESPN/ESPN+, 9 p.m. ET)
- Jessica Eye (126.25)* vs. Cynthia Calvillo (126)
- Karl Roberson (190.5)** vs. Marvin Vettori (186)
- Merab Dvalishvili (139) vs. Gustavo Lopez (140) – 140-pound catchweight
- Andre Fili (145.5) vs. Charles Jourdain (145.5)
- Jordan Espinosa (135.5) vs. Mark De La Rosa (136)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN/ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
- Mariya Agapova (125.5) vs. Hannah Cifers (125)
- Kevin Aguilar (155.5) vs. Charles Rosa (155)
- Julia Avila (135) vs. Gina Mazany (136)
- Zarrukh Adashev (138.5)*** vs. Tyson Nam (135.5)
- Jordan Griffin (146) vs. Darrick Minner ()****
- Christian Aguilera (170.5) vs. Anthony Ivy (171)
*Eye missed the ladies’s flyweight restrict.
**Roberson missed the middleweight restrict.
***Adashev missed the bantamweight restrict.
***Minner introduced on social media he has withdrawn from the combat attributable to sickness previous to weighing in.