UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is back to Brazil on February 3 (AEDT) with Fight Night 144. MMA event billed as UFC on ESPN+ 2 takes place Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza featuring the 13-fight bill.
In the main event Raphael Assuncao and Marlon Moraes square off in a rematch. The bantamweight battle is scheduled for five rounds. At the official weigh-in ceremony conducted a day before the fight show Assuncao tipped the scales at 136. Moraes weighed-in at 135.
The co-main event features a three-round featherweight encounter between Jose Aldo and Renato Moicano. The former champion in the division, Aldo declared 146. Moicano showed 145.5.
Also on the main card a pair of welterweights, Demian Maia and Lyman Good. Both fighters weighed-in at 170.5.
Sarah Frota missed the strawweight limit showing 123 for her bout against Livia Renata Souza who was 115.5. She will forfeit 40% to her opponent and the bout proceeds as scheduled, UFC stated.
As well, Magomed Bibulatov missed the flyweight limit weighing in at 127, while his opponent, Rogerio Bontorin was 124.5. The bout also remains on the card with Bibulatov forfeiting 20% to Bontorin.
The full fight card and weigh-in results can be found below.
— UFC (@ufc) February 1, 2019
Raphael Assuncao (136) vs. Marlon Moraes (135)
Jose Aldo (146) vs. Renato Moicano (145.5)
Demian Maia (170.5) vs. Lyman Good (170.5)
Charles Oliveira (154.4) vs. David Teymur (156)
Johnny Walker (205) vs. Justin Ledet (205)
Livia Renata Souza (115.5) vs. Sarah Frota (123)*
Markus Perez (185.5) vs. Anthony Hernandez (184.5)
Mara Romero Borella (125) vs. Taila Santos (125)
Thiago Alves (170.5) vs. Max Griffin (170)
Junior Albini (265.5) vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (241.5)
Geraldo de Freitas Jr. (145.5) vs. Felipe Colares (145)
Ricardo Ramos (135.5) vs. Said Nurmagomedov (135)
Magomed Bibulatov (127)** vs. Rogerio Bontorin (124.5)
* Sarah Frota will forfeit 40% to her opponent.
** Magomed Bibulatov will forfeit 20% to his opponent.