The headliners of the event successfully coped with the procedure – the Australian showed 154.5 pounds (70 kg), and the Russian with the help of a screen kept within exactly 155 pounds (70.3 kg).
The second most important event participants, Yair Rodriguez and Josh Emmett, who will play for the interim UFC featherweight championship, also had no problems getting into the limit of their weight category, recording 145 pounds (65.8 kg) each.
Russian Zubayra Tukhugov, who made his debut in the organization’s lightweight division, with a one and a half pound (680 gr) overweight, became one of two fighters who could not cope with the weight race.
All weighing results:
(W) Islam Makhachev (155) – Alexander Volkanovski (154.5) – for the lightweight title
Yair Rodriguez (145) – Josh Emmett (145) – for interim featherweight title
Randy Brown (171) vs. Jack Della Maddalena (171)
Parker Porter (264) – Justin Tafa (266)
Jimmy Cool (204.5) – Alonzo Menifield (206)
Modestas Bukauskas (206) — Tyson Pedro (206)
Melsik Baghdasaryan (146) — Josh Kulibao (146)
Claydson Rodriguez (127)* – Shannon Ross (125.5)
Jamie Mullarkey (155) vs. Francisco Prado (154.5)
Early preliminary bouts
Jack Jenkins (145.5) – Don Shanis (145.5)
Loma Lookbunmee (115.5) vs. Alice Reed (115.5)
Blake Bilder (146) – Shane Young (145.5)
Elvis Brenner (155.5) vs. Zubaira Tukhugov (157.5)**
*Rodriguez is one pound over the flyweight limit
** Tukhugov over the lightweight limit by 1.5 pounds (680 gr)
The demonstration weigh-in ceremony will take place at 06:00 Moscow time: