UFC on ESPN+ 31 weigh-ins: Headliners make weight

UFC on ESPN+ 31: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan takes place on Saturday at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, and the weigh-ins befell on Friday.

Headliners Edmen Shahbazyan and Derek Brunson each made weight for his or her three-round middleweight fundamental occasion. Shahbazyan, the unbeaten prospect from Glendale Preventing Membership, weighed in at 185.5. Brunson, the long-time veteran, weighed in at 186.

Within the co-main occasion, Joanne Calderwood got here in at 126 for her girls’s flyweight bout in opposition to Jennifer Maia, who got here in at 124.5. After lacking weight in her final two fights within the UFC, Maia made an announcement by coming in slightly below the 125 restrict.

Sadly, the weigh-ins didn’t go utterly easily. Within the bantamweight division, Jonathan Martinez badly missed weight. He got here in at 140.5, whereas his opponent Frankie Saenz made weight at 136 for his or her UFC on ESPN+ 31 bout.

It’s additionally price noting {that a} catchweight (195lbs) bout between Markus Perez and Charles Ontiveros, which was booked on at some point’s discover, was scrapped after Ontiveros by no means made it to the size. Perez did the truth is weigh in at 194.5.

Try the total UFC on ESPN+ 31 weigh-in outcomes beneath (by way of UFC).

UFC on ESPN+ 31 Primary Card (9 pm ET/6 pm PT)

Middleweight bout: Edmen Shahbazyan (185.5) vs. Derek Brunson (186)

Girls’s flyweight bout: Joanne Calderwood (126) vs. Jennifer Maia (124.5)

Welterweight bout: Vicente Luque (170.5) vs. Randy Brown (170.5)

Light-weight bout: Lando Vannata (155.5) vs. Bobby Inexperienced (156)

Middleweight bout: Kevin Holland (184) vs. Trevin Giles (185)

UFC on ESPN+ 31 Preliminary Card (6 pm ET/three pm PT)

Bantamweight bout: Jonathan Martinez (140.5)* vs. Frankie Saenz (136)

Mild heavyweight bout: Gerald Meerschaert (204.5) vs. Ed Herman (206)

Featherweight bout: Nate Manness (144.5 vs. Johnny Munoz (145.5)

Catchweight (195lbs) bout: Markus Perez (194.5) vs. Charles Ontiveros**

Featherweight bout: Jamall Emmers (146) vs. Vince Cachero (145)

Bantamweight bout: Chris Gutierrez (135.5) vs. Cody Durden (135.5)

Printed 31 Jul 2020, 23:58 IST