UFC 237 weigh-in results: headliners hit marks for title fight, one fight scratched
On Saturday night, the UFC will return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with the loaded UFC 237 card
This card will be topped by a convincing women’s straw weight title fight, as the champion Rose Namajunas defends her title on opponent soil against Brazil’s Jessica Andrade. Despite being the champion, Namajunas has been fixed as a minor underdog title into this fight.
The UFC 237 card will also feature arrivals from two Brazilian MMA legends, as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to action climbing contender Jared Cannonier, and previous UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo returns to the cage for a number one contender fight with Alexander Volkanovski.
The UFC 237 undercard, lastly, will also feature some big names, such as Clay Guida, BJ Penn and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
Friday, The fighters on the UFC 237 bill walked onto the rules to weigh in for fight. While the top three fights on the bill have all gotten the green light, one main card fight has reportedly been scratched. At this time, it’s not clear why.
UFC 237 Main Card:
115 lbs.: Rose Namajunas (114.5) vs. Jessica Andrade (114.5)
185 lbs.: Anderson Silva (185) vs. Jared Cannonier (184.5)
145 lbs.: Jose Aldo (146) vs. Alex Volkanovski (145.5)
170 lbs.: Thiago Alves (170.5) vs. Laureano Staropoli (170.5)
UFC 237 Prelims:
205 lbs.: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (203.5) vs. Ryan Spann (204)
155 lbs.: Kurt Holobaugh (154.5) vs. Thiago Moises (155)
135 lbs.: Irene Aldana (135.5) vs. Bethe Correia (141*)
155 lbs.: Clay Guida (153.5) vs. B.J. Penn (155.5)
135 lbs.: Luana Carolina (124.5) vs. Priscila Cachoeira (125.5)
170 lbs.: Warlley Alves (170) vs. Sergio Moraes (170)
135 lbs.: Raoni Barcelos (135.5) vs. Carlos Quiroz (135.5)
135 lbs.: Talita Bernardo (134.5) vs. Viviane Araujo (131)
*bout reportedly canceled
** Beth Correia misses weight by 5 lbs. More updates to follow.