Early weigh-ins for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 128 were held today in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In the main event, Kevin Lee will enter enemy territory as he takes on Edson Barboza in a lightweight bout. Lee missed weight today, coming in at 157 pounds.
Despite Lee missing weight, the fight will go on, however two other fights were lost. Magomed Bibulatov withdrew from his fight with Ulka Sasaki citing a back injury. Then Leslie Smith refused to fight Aspen Ladd who came in 1.8 pounds over the bantamweight limit.
Frankie Edgar will make a quick turnaround from his recent fight with Brian Ortega and will meet Cub Swanson in a rematch from a fight that took place several years ago.
Complete UFC Fight Night 128 weigh-in results below:
Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET)
Edson Barboza (155.6) vs. Kevin Lee (157)*
Frankie Edgar (145.6) vs. Cub Swanson (145)
Chase Sherman (247) vs. Justin Willis (265.4)
David Branch (186) vs. Thiago Santos (185.8)
Aljamain Sterling (135.2) vs. Brett Johns (135.8)
Jim Miller (155.4) vs. Dan Hooker (155.6)
Preliminary Bouts (FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET)
Ryan LaFlare (170.6) vs. Alex Garcia (171)
Magomed Bibulatov vs. Ulka Sasaki – Bibulatov withdrew due to back injury
Siyar Bahadurzada (171) vs. Luan Chagas (170)
Corey Anderson (205) vs. Patrick Cummins (205.6)
Preliminary Bouts (UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. ET)
Leslie Smith (135.4) vs. Aspen Ladd (137.8)*
Merab Dvalishvili (135.2) vs. Ricky Simon (135.8)
Tony Martin (170.6) vs. Keita Nakamura (170.6)
Both Kevin Lee and Aspen Ladd have missed weight. They will each be fined 20 percent of their purses.
Watch the ceremonial weigh-ins at 5 p.m. EST below:
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