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UFC 221 weigh-in results and video – Romero vs Rockhold

UFC 221 weigh-ins take place tonight at 10 p.m. EST. The event tomorrow will take place at Perth Arena in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

The main event was to be an interim middleweight title bout between former champion Luke Rockhold and surging wrestling phenom, Yoel Romero.  Romero however would screw things up for himself, coming in at 188 pounds on his first attempt and then weighing 187.7 on his second.  The interim title shot is now off the books for Romero, however it is still a viable option for Rockhold if he wins.

Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. ET)

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

Luke Rockhold (185) vs. Yoel Romero (187.7)* – for interim middleweight title
Curtis Blaydes (255.5) vs. Mark Hunt (265)
Cyril Asker (243.5) vs. Tai Tuivasa (263.5)
Li Jingliang (170) vs. Jake Matthews (170.5)
Tyson Pedro (205) vs. Saparbek Safarov (204.5)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1, 8 p.m. ET)

Damien Brown (156) vs. “Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim (156)
Israel Adesanya (183) vs. Rob Wilkinson (186)
Jeremy Kennedy (145) vs. Alex Volkanovski (145.5)
Jussier Formiga (126.15)+ vs. Ben Nguyen (125.5)

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)

Mizuto Hirota (156) vs. Ross Pearson (156)
Teruto Ishihara (135.5) vs. Jose Quinonez (135)
Daichi Abe (170.5) vs. Luke Jumeau (170.5)

  • – Romero had two hours to make weight after coming in at 188 pounds on the first attempt
  • – Came in at 126.15 on first attempt but successfully made 126 on second attempt

Watch UFC 221 weigh-ins below:

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