The UFC 246 weigh-in is finally here! 12 fights have been booked to start the new year for the UFC, with the main event featuring the winningest fighter in the history of the promotion Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone taking on the biggest star in the sport in former Featherweight and Lightweight champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor who returns from a 15-month layoff.
Alexa Grasso (121.5) missed weight by 5.5lbs for her strawweight bout vs. Claudia Gadelha. If the fight takes place, Grasso will be fined 30% of her purse for missing the 116lb limit.
Sabina Mazo (126.25) missed the flyweight limit for her bout against J.J. Aldrich (125.5)
The full UFC 246 weigh-in results include: MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Conor McGregor (170) vs. Donald Cerrone (170)
Holly Holm (135.5) vs. Raquel Pennington (136)
Maurice Greene (243) vs. Aleksei Oleinik (238)
Claudia Gadelha (115.5) vs. Alexa Grasso (121.5)*
Diego Ferreira (155.5) vs. Anthony Pettis (155.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET)
Maycee Barber (126) vs. Roxanne Modafferi (125)
Andre Fili (145.5) vs. Sodiq Yusuff (146)
Askar Askarov (126) vs. Tim Elliott (125.5)
Drew Dober (155.5) vs. Nasrat Haqparast (156)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+, 6:15 p.m. ET)
Aleksa Camur (204) vs. Justin Ledet (205)
Brian Kelleher (136) vs. Ode Osbourne (135)
J.J. Aldrich (125.5) vs. Sabina Mazo (126.25)**
** Mazo has 1 hour to lose .25lbs.
* Grasso will not be allowed to cut any weight
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