LAS VEGAS – UFC 226 will take place on Saturday July 7, 2018 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card will air on pay-per-view while the prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Below you will find today’s early and official fighter weigh-ins which will start at noon ET (9 a.m. PT). Later today you can watch the ceremonial weigh-ins live on FightBookMMA at 6 p.m. ET. The early weigh-ins will take place in Las Vegas at T-Mobile Arena in Vegas and will start at 6 p.m. ET .
In the main event, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (18-2 MMA, 12-2 UFC) will put his title on the line against light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC). In the new co-main event after Max Hollaway had to withdraw from his title defense, heavyweights Francis Ngannou will take on Derrick Lewis as they will battle in what could be a title eliminator.
All but one of the 22 fighters kade weight without any issues. Michael Chiesa (14-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) was the one fighter that came in heavy. He stepped on the scale weighing in at 157.5lbs missing the lightweight limit by 1.5lbs.
UFC 226 weigh-in results:
(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
For the heavyweight title: Champ Stipe Miocic (242.5) vs. champ Daniel Cormier (246)
Derrick Lewis (264.5) vs. Francis Ngannou (253)
Paul Felder (170) vs. Mike Perry (170.5)
Michael Chiesa (157.5)* vs. Anthony Pettis (156)
Khalil Rountree (205) vs. Gokhan Saki (206)
PRELIMINARY CARD #2
(FS1, 8 p.m. ET)
Paulo Costa (185.5) vs. Uriah Hall (185.5)
Raphael Assuncao (136) vs. Rob Font (135.5)
Drakkar Klose (156) vs. Lando Vannata (156)
Max Griffin (170.5) vs. Curtis Millender (170.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD #1
(UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)
Gilbert Burns (155.5) vs. Dan Hooker (155.5)
Jamie Moyle (116) vs. Emily Whitmire (116)
*Chiesa missed the lightweight limit by 1.5lbs.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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