UFC 274: Charles Oliveira misses weight & gets stripped off title, Justin Gaethje makes it official (video)

UFC 274: Oliveira vs Gaethje weigh-in live show

UFC 274: Oliveira vs Gaethje airs live on pay-per-view from Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ on Saturday May 7, which makes it Sunday May 8 in the UK and Australia. A day before of the bouts the fighters step on the scales to make it official.


After both attempts UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira (32-8, 1 NC) missed lightweight championship limit. He weighed-in at 155.5 lbs, and was stripped off the title. His opponent, former interim champion Justin Gaethje, who makes the second attempt to claim UFC gold, showed 155 lbs.

Two-time strawweight champion Rose Namajunas (11-4) and former champion Carla Esparza (18-6) both tipped the scales at 115 lbs for their championship rematch..

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Also on the card former Bellator MMA lightweight champion and UFC title challenger Michael Chandler (22-7) came in at 155 lbs for his bout against former interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson (26-6), who was 155.5 lbs.

Norma Dumont missed women’s featherweight limit showing 146.5 lbs for her bout against Macy Chiasson, 145.5 lbs. She forfeits 30 percent of her purse in favor of opponent and the bout proceeds as scheduled.

Get UFC 274: Oliveira vs Gaethje full fight card and weigh-in results below.

UFC 274 fight card

Main Card

  • Charles Oliveira (155.5)* vs. Justin Gaethje (155) – UFC lightweight title
  • Rose Namajunas (115) vs. Carla Esparza (115) – Namajunas’s UFC women’s strawweight title
  • Michael Chandler (156) vs. Tony Ferguson (155.5)
  • Mauricio Rua (205.5) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (205)
  • Donald Cerrone (155.5) vs. Joe Lauzon (155.5)

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Preliminary Card

Andre Fialho (170.5) vs. Cameron VanCamp (170)
Randy Brown (170.5) vs. Khaos Williams (170)
Macy Chiasson (145.5) vs. Norma Dumont (146.5)**
Brandon Royval (125.5) vs. Matt Schnell (125.5)
Blagoy Ivanov (253.5) vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima (258.5)

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Early Preliminary Card

  • Danny Roberts (170.5) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (170.5)
  • Tracy Cortez (125.5) vs. Melissa Gatto (125)
  • Kleydson Rodrigues (125.5) vs. CJ Vergara (126)
  • Ariane Carnelossi (115.5) vs. Loopy Godinez (115)
  • Fernie Garcia (135.5) vs. Journey Newson (135.5)

*Oliveira missed lightweight championship limit by 0.5 ponds. Stripped off title.

**Dumont missed women’s featherweight limit by 0.5 ponds. Forfeits 30 percent of her purse in favor of opponent.


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