Headline-bout fighter overweight for UFC Vegas 53: Font vs Vera (video)

UFC Vegas 53 weigh-in results

UFC Fight Night: Font vs Vera airs live from UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 30, which makes it Sunday, May 1 in Australia. A day before the fight show the athletes stepped on the scales to make it official.


Rob Font (19-5) came in 2.5 pounds overweight, showing 138.5 lbs for his main event bout against Marlon Vera (18-7-1), who was 136 lbs. He forfeits 20% of his purse and the bout proceeds at catchweight.

MMA fans can watch UFC Vegas 53: Font vs Vera live stream on ESPN+ in the United States, BT Sport Monthly Pass in the United Kingdom, and UFC Fight Pass and ESPN on Kayo in Australia.

Former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (33-20) and Jake Collier (13-6) tipped the scales at 246 lbs and 265 lbs, respectively.

Get UFC Vegas 53: Font vs Vera full fight card and weigh-in results below. Video is available up top.

UFC Fight Night: Font vs Vera card

Main Card

  • Rob Font (138.5)* vs. Marlon Vera (136)
  • Andrei Arlovski (246) vs. Jake Collier (265)
  • Andre Fili (145.5) vs. Joanderson Brito (145.5)
  • Jared Gordon (155.5) vs. Grant Dawson (155.5)
  • Darren Elkins (145.5) vs. Tristan Connelly (146)
  • Krzysztof Jotko (186) vs. Gerald Meerschaert (185)

UFC Vegas 53 start time, how to watch, live stream, Font vs Vera

Preliminary Card

  • Alexandr Romanov (236.5) vs. Chase Sherman (247)
  • Daniel Lacerda (125) vs. Francisco Figueiredo (125.5)
  • Gabriel Green (170.5) vs. Yohan Lainesse (169)
  • Natan Levy (155) vs. Mike Breeden (155.5)
  • Gina Mazany (126) vs. Shanna Young (125)
  • Tatsuro Taira (125.5) vs. Carlos Candelario (126)

*Missed weight.


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