It appears followers aren’t the one ones who may not be taking this weekend’s UFC card all that critically. UFC Vegas 64 takes place this Saturday, November fifth, on the promotion’s Apex facility in Las Vegas, NV. Headlined by a strawweight bout between Marina Rodriguez and Amanda Lemos, the occasion hasn’t garnered a lot pleasure heading into struggle week.
As struggle night time approaches, nonetheless, the cardboard virtually made no less than one inauspicious entry into the file books, with 5 athletes lacking weight on the scales. That’s greater than any earlier occasion in UFC historical past. At the least, it was proper up till flyweight fighter Shanna Younger took drastic motion.
Younger initially weighed in at 127 lbs, one pound over the flyweight allowance. Given a further hour to make the restrict, Younger got here again at 126.25 lbs—nonetheless 1 / 4 pound shy of the division’s edge.
That’s when she determined to make on remaining sacrifice, with a fast haircut that noticed her hit 126 lbs on the nostril.
With Younger making weight on her third try, that places the struggle card proper in keeping with different earlier all-time unhealthy weigh-ins. 4 fighters nonetheless didn’t hit their marks. Thankfully for followers, all bouts will go forward at catchweights, with no less than three fighters hit with a 20% high quality to their present purses (Grant Dawson’s high quality has but to be made official).
The 4 catchweight bouts are as follows (full weigh-in outcomes could be discovered right here):
Grant Dawson (157.5) vs. Mark Madsen (155)
Benito Lopez (138.5) vs. Mario Bautista (135.5)
Carlos Canelario (128.5) vs. Jake Hadley (126)
Ramona Pascual (137) vs. Tamires Vidal (134)