UFC Newark Weigh-in Results: Covington – Lawler Official, But Two Fighters Miss Weight
By FCF Staff
The early weigh-ins are over in advance of UFC Newark, and two of the schedule competitors came in heavy for their bouts.
Headliners Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler made weight for their fight, as the welterweights came in at 171 and 170 respectively.
Dong Hyun Ma was two pounds over for his bout with lightweight Scott Holtzman, and Cole Williams came in five pounds over for his fight with welterweight Claudio Silva.
Here are the official weigh-in results for Saturday’s card (via UFC.com).
ESPN Main Card, 3pm/12pm ETPT
Main Event: Colby Covington (171) vs Robbie Lawler (170)
Co-Main Event: Jim Miller (154.75) vs Clay Guida (154.5)
Joaquim Silva (155.25) vs Nasrat Haqparast (156)
Trevin Giles (185) vs Gerald Meerschaert (185.5)
Scott Holtzman (156) vs Dong Hyun Ma (158)*
Darko Stosic (206) vs Kennedy Nzechukwu (205.5)
ESPN Prelims, 12pm/9am ETPT
Mickey Gall (169.75) vs Salim Touahri (170)
Antonina Shevchenko (125) vs Lucie Pudilova (125.25)
Jordan Espinosa (126) vs Matt Schnell (126)
Lauren Murphy (126) vs Mara Romero Borella (125)
Claudio Silva (170.25) vs Cole Williams (176)**
Miranda Granger (125) vs Hannah Goldy (125)
* Dong Hyun Ma missed weight and will forfeit 20 percent of his purse. Bout will proceed as scheduled.
** Cole Williams missed weight and will forfeit 30 percent of his purse. Bout will proceed as scheduled.