In Las Vegas (Nevada, USA), the official weighing procedure for the participants of tomorrow’s UFC 264 tournament has ended, in the main event of which MMA fans are waiting for another rematch within the lightweight between the superstar of the sport Conor McGregor and former interim champion Dustin Porrier, who stopped the Irishman in the second round in the last fight.
The early weigh-ins took place at the UFC Apex in and precede the ceremonial weigh-ins for the fans, which take place at 7 p.m. ET at T-Mobile Arena. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event, which has a main card on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.
Among those weighing in were Dustin Poirier (27-6 MMA, 19-5 UFC) and former lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor (22-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC), who meet in a trilogy rubber match in the main event. Each fighter has a win over the other by knockout. In the co-feature, Gilbert Burns (19-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) takes on Stephen Thompson (16-4-1 MMA, 11-4-1 UFC) at welterweight.
The only fighter to miss weight was women’s bantamweight Irene Aldana (12-6 MMA, 5-4 UFC), who came in at 139.5 pounds for her contest with fellow contender Yana Kunitskaya (14-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC). UFC officials announced that Aldana was fined 30 percent of her purse, but the bout will go on as scheduled.
Present to your attention UFC 264 weigh-in Results:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Dustin Poirier (156) vs. Conor McGregor (156)
- Gilbert Burns (170.5) vs. Stephen Thompson (170.5)
- Greg Hardy (264.5) vs. Tai Tuivasa (263)
- Irene Aldana (139.5)* vs. Yana Kunitskaya (134.5)
- Kris Moutinho (135) vs. Sean O’Malley (135.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
- Carlos Condit (171) vs. Max Griffin (170.5)
- Michel Pereira () vs. Niko Price (169.5)
- Ryan Hall (145) vs. Ilia Topuria (145.5)
- Dricus Du Plessis (185.5) vs. Trevin Giles (185.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
- Jessica Eye (125.5) vs. Jennifer Maia (125.5)
- Omari Akhmedov (185.5) vs. Brad Tavares (184.5)
- Jerome Rivera () vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov (125.5)
- Alen Amedovski (186) vs. Hu Yaozong (185.5)
* Aldana fined 30 percent of her purse but bout will go on as scheduled