UFC 221 weigh-in results
UFC 221 takes place at Perth Arena on Sunday February 11. The event marks the debut of Ultimate Fighting Championship in Western Australia, featuring a stacked card with the interim middleweight title fight on the top of the bill.
Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold battle it out in the main event, aspiring to capture the strap. At the official weigh-in ceremony conducted on Saturday morning the KO artist out of Cuba was 3 pounds over the required limit, showing 188.30. He has two hours to make weight. The former champion in the division out of the US was 185.
The co-main event features the clash of heavyweights between Mark Hunt and Curtis Blaydes. Stepping on the scales “The Super Samoan” was 265. The No.9 ranked American showed 243.
Also on the Pay-Per-View card Tai Tuivasa faces Cyril Asker. On the scales the Australian heavyweight was 263.55. The French fighter was 243.
In addition, Australian Jake Matthews (170.5) goes up against Chinese welterweight Li Jingliang (170). The light heavyweight representative of the country-host Tyson Pedro (205) takes on Russian Saparbek Safarov (204.5).
Jussier Formiga was over weight for his flyweight battle against Ben Nguyen featured on the preliminary card. He was also given two hours to make weight. The full fight card and weigh-in results can be found below.
UFC 221 fight card
Main card on Pay-Per-View / 2:00 PM
Yoel Romero (188.30*) vs. Luke Rockhold (185)
Mark Hunt (265) vs. Curtis Blaydes (255.55)
Tai Tuivasa (263.55) vs. Cyril Asker (243)
Jake Matthews (170.5) vs. Li Jingliang (170)
Tyson Pedro (205) vs. Saparbek Safarov (204.5)
Preliminary Card on FS 4, Edge and Fight Pass / 12:00 PM
Damien Brown (156) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (156)
Rob Wilkinson (186) vs. Israel Adesanya (183.25)
Jeremy Kennedy (145) vs. Alexander Volkanovski (145.55)
Jussier Formiga (126.3) vs. Ben Nguyen (125.5)
Early Prelims on UFC Fight Pass / 10:30 AM
Ross Pearson (156) vs. Mizuto Hirota (156)
Teruto Ishihara (135.5) vs. Jose Quinonez (135.0)
Luke Jumeau (170.5) vs. Daichi Abe (170.5)