UFC Fortaleza takes place Saturday, Feb. 2 from the Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. A pair of top-ranked bantamweights will compete in the main event as Raphael Assuncao and Marlon Moraes lock horns in the center of the octagon.
Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo competes in the co-main event in what will be the first UFC fight he has competed in that was not sanctioned for five-rounds. He meets Renato Moicano at 145-pounds.
Two fighters missed weight during this morning’s early weigh-ins. Sarah Frota came in seven pounds over weight as she missed the 116-pound limit in her strawweight bout against Livia Renata Souza. No word yet on whether that fight will stay on the card or not.
Magomed Bibulatov missed the flyweight limit by one pound. He meets Rogerio Bontorin to open up the card on ESPN+.
UFC Fortaleza weigh-in results below:
Main Card (ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET)
Raphael Assuncao (136) vs. Marlon Moraes (135)
Jose Aldo (146) vs. Renato Moicano (145.5)
Demian Maia (170.5) vs. Lyman Good (170.5)
Charles Oliveira (154.4) vs. David Teymur (156)
Johnny Walker (205) vs. Justin Ledet (205)
Livia Renata Souza (115.5) vs. Sarah Frota (123)*
Preliminary Card (ESPN+ at 5 p.m. ET)
Markus Perez (185.5) vs. Anthony Hernandez (184.5)
Thiago Alves (170.5) vs. Max Griffin (170)
Mara Romero Borella (125) vs. Taila Santos
Junior Albini (265.5) vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (241.5)
Geraldo de Freitas Jr. (145.5) vs. Felipe Colares (145)
Ricardo Ramos (135.5) vs. Said Nurmagomedov (135)
Rogerio Bontorin (124.5) vs. Magomed Bibulatov (127)**
*Sarah Frota missed the strawweight limit by seven pounds
**Magomed Bibulatov missed the flyweight limit by one pound. He will not be granted extra time to make the weight
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