Mackenzie Dern and Yang Xiaonan are set for a key featherweight bout.
Both UFC Vegas 61 headliners hit a non-title mark of 115.5 pounds at the official Friday weigh-in for the UFC APEX tournament in Las Vegas. This is Dern’s second main event opportunity as Yan closes out a UFC event for the first time.
All 24 fighters on Saturday’s card successfully made it to the weigh-in, but before the weigh-in began, it was announced that the strawweight preliminary bout between Jessica Penne and Tabata Ricci had been canceled due to Penne being forced to pull out due to lack of weight. cut disease.
Welterweight contenders Randy Brown and Francisco Trinaldo in the main event successfully gained weights of 170.5 and 170 pounds respectively. Brown is chasing his fourth win in a row, while Trinaldo, 44, is making his 26th fight in the UFC and fourth at welterweight.
Check out the UFC Vegas 61 weigh-in results below.
Main Map (ESPN+ at 7:00 pm ET)
Mackenzie Dern (115.5) – Yang Xiaonan (115.5)
Randy Brown (170.5) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (170)
Raoni Barcelos (135.5) vs. Trevin Jones (135)
Sodik Yusuff (145.5) vs. Don Shinis (146)
John Castaneda (139.5) vs. Daniel Santos (138.5) – 140 lb catchweight bout
Mike Davis (155) vs. Viacheslav Borshchev (155.5)
Advance Map (ESPN+ at 4pm ET)
Ilir Latifi (253) vs. Alexey Oleinik (254)
Joaquim Silva (155) vs. Jesse Ronson (155.5)
Krzysztof Jotko (185.5) – Brendan Allen (186)
Maxim Grishin (205.5) — Philip Lins (205.5)
Yulia Stolyarenko (139.5) vs. Chelsea Chandler (140) – catchweight bout – 140 pounds
Guido Cannetti (135.5) vs. Randy Costa (135)