FightBook MMA has your UFC 254: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje fighter weigh-ins.
In the main event, undefeated champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0) fighting out of Dagestan, Russia will take Justin Gaethje (22-2) fighting out of Arvada, Colo. In the co-main event, former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (22-5) fighting out of Sydney, Australia will take on former heavyweight Jared Cannonier (13-4) fighting out of Anchorage, Alaska.
UFC 254 will take place Saturday, October 24 on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island and will stream live on Pay-Per-View, exclusively through ESPN+ in the U.S. at a special broadcast time of 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT in both English and Spanish. The prelims will be simulcast on ESPN2 and ESPN+ (English and Spanish) beginning at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT with the early prelims kicking off at 10:15 a.m. ET /7:15 a.m. PT simulcast on ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass. The event is in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.
The following fighters missed their marks. Oliveira missed weight and will forfeit 20% of his fight purse to Rakhmonov. Alvarez missed weight and will forfeit 30% of his fight purse to Yakovlev.
UFC 254: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje fighter weigh-in results:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 2 p.m. ET)
- Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov (155) vs. interim champ Justin Gaethje (155) – for lightweight title
- Jared Cannonier (185) vs. Robert Whittaker (186)
- Walt Harris (254) vs. Alexander Volkov (265)
- Phil Hawes (186) vs. Jacob Malkoun (186)
- Lauren Murphy (126) vs. Liliya Shakirova (126)
- Magomed Ankalaev (205) vs. Ion Cutelaba (205.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN2, ESPN+, noon ET)
- Stefan Struve (265) vs. Tai Tuivasa (265)
- Casey Kenney (140) vs. Nathaniel Wood (140)
- Alex Oliveira (173) vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov (171)
- Sam Alvey (206) vs. Da Un Jung (206)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 11 a.m. ET)
- Liana Jojua (126) vs. Miranda Maverick (126)
- Joel Alvarez (159.5) vs. Alexander Yakovlev (155.5)
- Michael Chandler (155) – backup for Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje
- Sergey Morozov (139.5) – backup for Kenney vs. Wood
- Isi Fitikefu (203.5) – backup for Ankalaev vs. Cutelaba
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