RALEIGH, N.C. – MMA Junkie was on the scene and reported live from the early and official UFC on Friday in the weighings of ESPN + 24 fighters, where all 24 fighters hit the target for Saturday’s card.
In the main event, Curtis Blaydes (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) faces former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos (21-6 MMA, 15-5 UFC). Dos Santos was the last fighter to intervene during the two-hour window. He entered 247 pounds. Blaydes was 248.
In the main event, Michael Chiesa (15-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) meets former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos (29-12 MMA, 18-10 UFC) in the welterweight. Chiesa reached 170.5 pounds, while two Anjos was 170.
Early weighings took place at the UFC host hotel in Raleigh, North Carolina. Unlike most UFC events, there are no ceremonial weighings for fans before Saturday’s card, which takes place at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. ESPN +.
Complete results of UFC weighing in ESPN + 24 included:
MAIN CARD (ESPN +, 8 p.m. ET)
- Curtis Blaydes (248) vs. Junior Dos Santos (247)
- Michael Chiesa (170.5) vs. Rafael dos Anjos (170)
- Jordan Espinosa (126) vs. Alex Pérez (125.5)
- Hannah Cifers (114.5) vs. Angela Hill (116)
- Jamahal Hill (205.5) vs. Darko Stosic (205)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN +, 5 p.m. ET)
- Bevon Lewis (186) vs. Dequan Townsend (185)
- Arnold Allen (145.5) vs. Nik Lentz (146)
- Justine Kish (126) vs. Lucie Pudilova (126)
- Felipe Colares (135) vs. Monttel Jackson (135.5)
- Lina Lansberg (135) vs. Sara McMann (135)
- Brett Johns (136) vs. Tony Gravely (135)
- Herbert Burns (146) vs. Nate Landwehr (146)