Max Holloway defends his featherweight title against Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 240. The pay-per-view fight card takes place at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on July 28 (AEST). At the weigh-in ceremony conducted a day before the fight show, MMA fighters stepped on the scales to make it official.
Both headline-bout competitors tipped the scales at 145. The championship bout is scheduled for five rounds. In addition, Alexander Volkanovski* weighed-in at 144.5 as potential replacement for either of main event fighters, in needed.
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Cris Cyborg showed 146 for her women’s featherweight battle against Felicia Spencer, who was 145. The scheduled for three rounds contest serves as the co-main event.
Also on the main card, Geoff Neal and Niko Price weighed-in at 170.5 and 169, respectively, for their welterweight matchup. As well, Olivier Aubin-Mercier came in at 155.5 for his lightweight bout against Arman Tsarukyan, who was 155. In addition, Marc-Andre Barriault and Krzysztof Jotko were 184.5 and 185.5, respectively, for their middleweight encounter, which kicks off the main card.
The five-fight main card follows the preliminary card comprising four bouts. MMA action begins with the two-fight early preliminary card.
The complete lineup and weigh-in results for UFC 240: Holloway vs. Edgar can be found below.
UFC 240 official weigh-in results
Max Holloway (145) vs. Frankie Edgar (145)
Cris Cyborg (146) vs. Felicia Spencer (145)
Geoff Neal (170.5) vs. Niko Price (169)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier (155.5) vs. Arman Tsarukyan (155)
Marc-Andre Barriault (184.5) vs. Krzysztof Jotko (185.5)
Alexis Davis (125) vs. Viviane Araujo (125)
Hakeem Dawodu (146) vs. Yoshinori Horie (145)
Gavin Tucker (145) vs. Seungwoo Choi (145)
Alexandre Pantoja (125.5) vs. Deiveson Figueiredo (126)
Early preliminary card
Gillian Robertson (125) vs. Sarah Frota (125)
Erik Koch (170.5) vs. Kyle Stewart (170.5)
*Alex Volkanovski (144.5)