The official weigh-in ceremony for the final pay-per-view fight card for 2019, UFC 245 was held today. The top of the MMA fight-bill features three championship bouts at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on December 15 (AEDT).
The reigning featherweight king Max Holloway tipped the scales at 145. The number one contender Alexander Volkanovski declared 144.5. The encounter co-headlines the show.
The defending women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes declared 134.5. The challenger Germaine de Randamie showed the same. The pair meets for the second time.
All championship bouts are scheduled for five rounds.
Also on the main card a pair of bantamweight matchups. Marlons Moraes weighed-in 135.5 for his bout against Jose Aldo, who was 136. Petr Yan and Urijah Faber showed 135.5.
Jessica Eye missed women’s flyweight limit showing 131 for her bout against Viviane Araujo, 126. She will be fined 30% of her purse for missing weight. The bout remains on the early preliminary card and proceeds at catchweight.
The complete fight card and weigh-in results can be found below. How to watch UFC 245 in Australia can be found here.
UFC 245 Usman vs Covington official weigh-in results
Kamaru Usman (170) vs. Colby Covington (170)
Max Holloway (145) vs. Alexander Volkanovski (144.5)
Amanda Nunes (134.5) vs. Germaine de Randamie (134.5)
Marlon Moraes (135.5) vs. Jose Aldo (136)
Petr Yan (135.5) vs. Urijah Faber (135.5)
Geoff Neal (170) vs. Mike Perry (170.5)
Ketlen Vieira (136) vs. Irene Aldana (135.5)
Ian Heinisch (185.5) vs. Omari Akhmedov (185.5)
Matt Brown (171) vs. Ben Saunders (170)
Early Preliminary card
Chase Hooper (144.5) vs. Daniel Teymur (145.5)
Brandon Moreno (125.5) vs. Kai Kara-France (125.5)
Jessica Eye (131*) vs. Viviane Araujo (126)
Punahele Soriano (185.5) vs. Oskar Piechota (186)