UFC 251: Usman vs Masvidal weigh-in results

ABU DHABI – FightBook MMA has your official UFC 251: Usman vs Masvidal fighter weigh-in results.

The early weigh-ins take place at the Flash Forum in at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. This event will take place Saturday, July 11 at Yas Forum on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island. UFC FIGHT ISLAND will be headlined by a trio of world championship bouts. The main event will stream live on Pay-Per-View exclusively through ESPN+ in the U.S. at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT in both English and Spanish. Preliminary fights will air nationally in English on ESPN and ESPN+, and in Spanish on ESPN Deportes, starting at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT with the first four bouts also simulcast on UFC Fight Pass.

In the main event, Welterweight champ Kamaru ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ Usman fighting out of Boca Raton, Fla. by way of Auchi, Nigeria will be defending his belt when he takes on Jorge Masvidal fighting out of Miami, Florida.

In the co-main event, we will see a featherweight championship rematch between Alexander Volkanovski fighting out of Windang, New South Wales, Australia takes on Max Holloway fighting out of Waianae, Hawaii. In the featured bout, Petr Yan fighting out of Yekaterinburg, Russia has quickly emerged as one of the top bantamweights in the world since fighting under the UFC banner with a KO victory against Teruto Ishihara back in 2018. Jose Aldo fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Two fighters did miss wight, Raulian Paiva came in at 129lbs missing the flyweight limit while her opponent Zhalgas Zhumagulov came in at 126lbs. Vanessa Melo stepped on the scale at 141lbs missing the women’s bantamweight limit while her opponent Karol Rosa came in at 136lbs.

UFC 251: Usman vs Masvidal weigh-in results:

MAIN CARD
(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • For the welterweight title: Champ Kamaru Usman (170) vs. Jorge Masvidal (170)
  • For the featherweight title: Champ Alexander Volkanovski (145) vs. Max Holloway (145)
  • For the vacant bantamweight title: Petr Yan (135) vs. Jose Aldo (135)
  • Jessica Andrade (115) vs. Rose Namajunas (116)
  • Amanda Ribas (126) vs. Paige VanZant (126)

PRELIMINARY CARD #1
(ESPN, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Volkan Oezdemir (205.5) vs. Jiri Prochazka (205)
  • Muslim Salikhov (171) vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (171)
  • Makwan Amirkhani (146) vs. Danny Henry (146)
  • Roman Bogatov (155.5) vs. Leonardo Santos (156)

PRELIMINARY CARD #1
(UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)

  • Maxim Grishin (223) vs. Marcin Tybura (252)
  • Raulian Paiva (129)* vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov (126) — Paiva missed the flyweight limit
  • Vanessa Melo (141)* vs. Karol Rosa (136) — Melo missed the women’s bantamweight limit.
  • Martin Day (136) vs. Davey Grant (136)

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