UFC 227 takes place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Cali on August 5 (Aug. 4 in the US) featuring two championship bouts. The official weigh-in ceremony was conducted a day before the event with all fighters making weight.
In the main event TJ Dillashaw defends his UFC Bantamweight title against Cody Garbrandt. The current champion tipped the scales at 135. The former titleholder showed 134.75.
In the co-main event Demetrious Johnson defends his UFC Flyweight title against Henry Cejudo. The champion weighed-in at 125. The challenger was 124.5.
The main card also includes a featherweight battle between Cub Swanson (145.25) and Renato Moicano (146), and a strawweight encounter between Polyana Viana (115) and JJ Aldrich (115.75). Middleweights Thiago Santos (185.5) and Kevin Holland (184.75) start the action. The full fight card and weigh-in results can be found below.
In addition, the fourth episode of UFC 227 Embedded vlog series hit the stream on Saturday.
Topping up the bill, the promotion announced a highly anticipated return of Conor McGregor. “The Notorious” is back at UFC 229 scheduled for October 7 in Las Vegas where he takes on the defending lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
UFC 227 fight card
TJ Dillashaw (135) vs. Cody Garbrandt (134.75)
Demetrious Johnson (125) vs. Henry Cejudo (124.5)
Cub Swanson (145.25) vs. Renato Moicano (146)
Polyana Viana (115) vs. JJ Aldrich (115.75)
Thiago Santos (185.5) vs. Kevin Holland (184.75)
Pedro Munhoz (135) vs. Brett Johns (135.25)
Ricky Simon (135.25) vs. Montel Jackson (136)
Ricardo Ramos (135.5) vs. Kyung Ho Kang (136)
Matt Sayles (145.75) vs. Sheymon Moraes (146)
Alex Perez (126) vs. Jose Torres (125)
Danielle Taylor (115.25) vs. Weili Zhang (115.5)
Marlon Vera (135.5) vs. Wuliji Buren (135.5)