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UFC 203 weigh-in results – One fighter misses weight, one late

UFC 203 weigh-in results – One fighter misses weight, one late

The early weigh-ins for this weekend’s UFC 203 card in Cleveland, Ohio were held earlier this morning. The ceremonial weigh-ins will be held later tonight, 6 p.m. ET to be exact, at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, the same venue that hosts Saturday’s event, which has a main card on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

CM Punk at UFC 203 weigh-ins. Photo by MMA Junkie

CM Punk at UFC 203 weigh-ins. Photo by MMA Junkie

In the main event, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his title against Alistair Overeerm.  Overeem was late for his weigh-in today and was fined $500 by the Ohio Athletic Commission for the infraction.

Also, Michael McBride who is making his UFC debut on short notice came in two pounds overweight and will forfeit 20 percent of his show money to opponent, Nik Lentz.

MAIN CARD (pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Champ Stipe Miocic (246) vs. Alistair Overeem (248.5)# – for heavyweight title
Travis Browne (241) vs. Fabricio Werdum (239.5)
Phil “CM Punk” Brooks (170) vs. Mickey Gall (170.5)
Urijah Faber (136) vs. Jimmie Rivera (135.5)
Jessica Andrade (115.5) vs. Joanne Calderwood (116)

Bethe Correia (135) vs. Jessica Eye (135)
Nik Lentz (156) vs. Michael McBride (158)*
Caio Magalhaes (185.5) vs. Brad Tavares (186)
Francimar Barroso (205.5) vs. C.B. Dollaway (205)

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)
Yancy Medeiros (171) vs. Sean Spencer (170)
Drew Dober (155) vs. Jason Gonzalez (156)

# – Overeem was late for his weigh-in and was fined $500 for the infraction

* – McBride forfeits 20 percent of his “show” money, which is awarded directly to Lentz


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