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Saturday, Feb 16, 2019

UFC Phoenix Weigh-In Results: Francis Ngannou vs. Cain Velasquez is Official, But Three Fighters Miss Weight

Ngannou and Velasquez (right) (photo via UFC / YouTube)

By FCF Staff

All of the bouts scheduled for tomorrow’s UFC Phoenix card are a go, but three fighters missed weight today.

In the card’s headliner, former heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez will take on fellow contender, Francis Ngannou. The heavyweights came in at 248 and 258 respectively.

Manny Bermudez, Jessica Penne and Renan Barao all missed weight for their respective contests.

Here are the official weigh-in results for Sunday’s event.

Main Card (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET)

Francis Ngannou (258) vs. Cain Velasquez (248)
Paul Felder (155.5) vs. James Vick (156)
Cynthia Calvillo (116) vs. Cortney Casey (116)
Alex Caceres (146) vs. Kron Gracie (146)
Bryan Barberena (170.5) vs. Vicente Luque (171)
Andre Fili (145.5) vs. Myles Jury (146)

Preliminary Card (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET)

Jimmie Rivera (135) vs. Aljamain Sterling (136)
Manny Bermudez (140)+vs. Benito Lopez (135.5)
Ashlee Evans-Smith (126) vs. Andrea Lee (125.5)
Scott Holtzman (156) vs. Nik Lentz (155.5)

Preliminary Card (ESPN+, 5:30 p.m. ET)

Jodie Esquibel (115.5) vs. Jessica Penne (118)*
Renan Barao (138)* vs. Luke Sanders (135.5)
Alexandra Albu (114.5) vs. Emily Whitmire (116)

+fighter missed weight and will be fined 30 percent of his purse
*fighter missed weight and will be fined 20 percent of purse

Results via MMA Junkie

posted by FCF Staff @ 1:03 pm
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