LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie was at the scene and reported directly to the Friday official UFC Fight Night 212 Fighter weight, as one fight was canceled and another fighter lost weight.
In the main event, Alexa Grasso (14-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) will compete against Viviane Araujo (11-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) in the women’s flyweight match. Grasso and Araujo were the first fighters on the scale and weighed in at 125.5 and 126 pounds, respectively.
In the joint advantage, Jonathan Martinez (16-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC) meets Cub Swanson (28-12 MMA, 13-8 UFC) in bantamweight division. Swanson moves up to 135 pounds for the first time in a UFC/WEC run of 29 fights. He hit the mark at 135 pounds without a problem. Martinez was 135.5
CJ Vergara (10-3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) missed his flyweight match on prelims against Tatsuro Taira (11-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC). Vergara was over £3 at 129 and would be fined 30 per cent of his wallet, but the fight would continue.
Prior to the weight operations, it was announced that due to weight-cutting issues for Askar Askarov (14-1-1 MMA, 3-1-1 UFC), a flying weight match against Brandon Royval (14-6 MMA, 4- 2 UFC), raising the event To a total of 11 battles.
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Alexa Grasso (125.5) and Viviane Araujo (126) achieved weight without a problem.
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The weigh-ins were performed at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The same venue hosts the Saturday Card, which is broadcast on ESPN+.
Complete UFC Fight Night 212 weight results included:
Main Card (ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)
- Alexa Grasso (125.5) vs. Vivian Araujo (126)
- Jonathan Martinez (135.5) vs. Cobb Swanson (135)
- Dusko Todorovic (186) vs. Jordan Wright (185)
- Rafael Asuncao (136) Victor Henry (136)
- Misha Sirkunov (206) vs. Alonzo Minifield (205.5)
Primary Card (ESPN+, 4 p.m. ET)
- Brandon Davis (136) Mana Martinez (136)
- Jacob Malcon (185.5) vs. Nick Maximov (185.5)
- Lucas Alexander (145.5) vs Guanderson Brito (146)
- Sam Hughes (115) vs. Beira Rodriguez (115.5)
- Tatsuru Taira (126) vs. CJ Vergara (129)
- Mike Jackson (170) vs Pete Rodriguez (170.5)
* Vergara has missed the maximum fly weight and will be fined 30 percent of his baggage allowance.
For more information about the card, visit the MMA Junkie Event Center for UFC Fight Night 212.
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