Las Vegas – FIghtBook MMA has your weigh-in results for UFC on ESPN 30: Barboza vs Chikadze.
The event will take place Saturday, August 28 from UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The main card will be available on ESPN, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes beginning at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. The prelims will kick off exclusively on ESPN+ in English and Spanish at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT.
UFC returns to UFC APEX in Las Vegas with a striking fans’ dream fight, as No. 9 ranked featherweight contender Edson Barboza (22-9) fighting out of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil clashes with #10 Giga Chikadze (13-2) fighting out of Tbilisi, Georgia.
This event will also feature the exciting finals of The Return of the Ultimate Fighter. The final middleweight bout will see Bryan Battle (5-1) fighting out of Charlotte, N.C. take on Gilbert Urbina (6-1) fighting out of Weslaco, Texas. Also, Ricky Turcios (10-2) fighting out of Sacramento, Calif. faces Brady Hiestand (5-1) fighting out of Spokane Valley, Wash. at bantamweight.
UFC on ESPN 30 weigh-in results: Barboza vs Chikadze:
ESPN, ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET
- Edson Barboza (145) vs. Giga Chikadze (145.5)
- Bryan Battle (185.5) vs. Gilbert Urbina (186) – (“TUF 29” middleweight final)
- Brady Hiestand (135.5) vs. Ricky Turcios (135) – (“TUF 29” bantamweight final)
- Kevin Lee (170.5) vs. Daniel Rodriguez (171)
- Michael Gillmore (184) vs. Andre Petroski (185.5)
- Gerald Meerschaert (185) vs. Makhmud Muradov (184.5)
ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET
- Abdul Razak Alhassan (185.5) vs. Alessio Di Chirico (185.5)
- Sam Alvey (185.5) vs. Wellington Turman (185.5)
- Dustin Jacoby (203.5) vs. Darren Stewart (204.5)
- JJ Aldrich (125) vs. Vanessa Demopoulos (125.5)
- Jamall Emmers (145.5) vs. Pat Sabatini (145.5)
- Guido Cannetti (135.5) vs. Mana Martinez (140) Mana Missed weight, fined 20-percent of purse
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