UFC 213: Nunes vs Shevchenko weigh-in results, highlight

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UFC 213 is held on Saturday July 8 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The event takes place during the annual UFC Fight Week.

The five-fight main card airs on Pay-Per-View. It follows a four-fight preliminary program on FS1 and a three-fight bill on UFC Fight Pass.

A five-round UFC women’s bantamweight championship headlines the event. The current title holder Amanda Nunes faces off Valentina Shevchenko in defense of the belt. At the weigh-in ceremony conducted on Friday the Brazilian champion showed 135. The challenger out of Kyrgyzstan weighed-in at 134.5.

The co-main event is an interim UFC middleweight title challenge between Cuban Yoel Romero and Australian Robert Whittaker.¬†On the scales “The Reaper”, who needed the towel, showed 185. The representative of Down Under was 184.5.

Also on the main card a heavyweight bout between Polish Daniel Omielanczuk (248) and American Curtis Blaydes (257.5). Also at heavyweight Fabricio Werdum (239) of Brazil takes on Dutch Alistair Overeem (253.5). In addition a lightweight American battle between Anthony Pettis (156) and Jim Miller (155).

Complete UFC 213 weigh-in results can be found below

Main card on PPV
Women’s Bantamweight Amanda Nunes (135) vs. Valentina Shevchenko (134.5)
Middleweight Yoel Romero (185) vs. Robert Whittaker (184.5)
Heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk (248) vs. Curtis Blaydes (257.5)
Heavyweight Fabricio Werdum (239) vs. Alistair Overeem (253.5)
Lightweight Anthony Pettis (156) vs. Jim Miller (155)

Preliminary Card Fox Sports 1
Heavyweight Travis Browne (247.5) vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk (241.5)
Welterweight Chad Laprise (170) vs. Brian Camozzi (170.5)
Middleweight Thiago Santos (186) vs. Gerald Meerschaert (184.5)
Welterweight Jordan Mein (170) vs. Belal Muhammad (170)

Early Prelims on UFC Fight Pass
Bantamweight Rob Font (135) vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade (134)
Featherweight Cody Stamann (145) vs. Terrion Ware (145)
Light Heavyweight Trevin Giles (204) vs. James Bochnovic (201)

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Misagh Norouzi is a Muay Thai fighter from Perth, Australia. He is training and fighting under the patronage of a prominent Thai master Top Sangmorakot. Norouzi is an author and reporter at FIGHTMAG. He covers local and national news.

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