The Ultimate Fighting Championship held early weigh-ins for UFC 224 this morning in Brazil. Ceremonial weigh-ins will be held live today beginning at 4 p.m. EST and can we streamed below.
In tomorrow night’s main event at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro , UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes defends her title against challenger, Raquel Pennington.
Rising middleweight contenders are placed in the co-main event as Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza takes on Kelvin Gastelum. A pair of hard hitting bantamweights is also featured on the main card as Brazil’s John Lineker meets Brian ‘Boom’ Kelleher.
Opening up the pay-per-view portion of the card, two legends in the sport and fellow Brazilians, Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida will meet at 185 pounds.
Mackenzie Dern missed weight by seven pounds this morning as she struggled to his the strawweight limit of 116 pounds for her fight against Amanda Bobby Cooper.
UFC 224 weigh-in results:
Main card (PPV at 10 p.m ET)
Amanda Nunes (135) vs. Raquel Pennington (135)
Ronaldo Souza (186) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (185)
Mackenzie Dern (123*) vs. Amanda Cooper (116)
John Lineker (136) vs. Brian Kelleher (136)
Vitor Belfort (184) vs. Lyoto Machida (186)
Preliminary Bouts (FX at 8 p.m. ET)
Cezar Ferreira (186) vs. Karl Roberson (185)
Alexey Oleynik (235) vs. Junior Albini (266)
Davi Ramos (156) vs. Nick Hein (156)
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (171) vs. Sean Strickland (170)
Preliminary Bouts (UFC Fight Pass at 6 p.m. ET)
Warlley Alves (171) vs. Sultan Aliev (171)
Thales Leites (186) vs. Jack Hermansson (186)
Alberto Mina (171) vs. Ramazan Emeev (171)
Markus Perez (186) vs. James Bochnovic (186)
- Mackenzie Dern missed the strawweight limit of 116 pounds and will be fined 20 percent of her fight purse.