High Drama At Early UFC 200 Weigh-Ins

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
July 8th, 2016

UFC Miesha Tate

All the fighters slated to compete in Saturday’s “UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes” event tipped the scale Friday morning inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The UFC and Nevada Athletic Commission once again executed an early weigh-in for the athletes, so these are the official weights that will be announced during today’s ceremonial weigh-ins at 6PM ET/3PM PT.

There was high drama inside the tiny media room, as bantamweight champion Miesha Tate (pictured), Kelvin Gastelum and Johny Hendricks barely made the 10AM local time deadline to hit the scale. Given what’s transpired leading up to this historic event, it was apropos.

If any of the fighters didn’t make the firm 10AM cutoff, their respective bouts would have been canceled.

Thankfully for all, they made it on time. Unfortunately for Hendricks, however, he came in .25 pounds heavy for his welterweight affair with Gastelum. Based on the rules of the early weigh-ins, Hendricks will not be granted an additional hour to lose the weight and will forfeit a percentage of his purse to Gastelum.

Tate will defend her throne against Amanada Nunes in Saturday’s featured attraction. Former UFC heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar returns to MMA to battle Mark Hunt in the co-main event.

Please click the media player below to watch the ceremonial weigh-ins:

Here are the official results from today’s weigh-ins:

Preliminary Card:

(UFC Fight Pass 6:45PM ET/3:45PM PT)

Takanori Gomi (156) vs. Jim Miller (155.5)

Gegard Mousasi (185.5) vs. Thiago “Marreta” Santos (186)

Joe Lauzon (156) vs. Diego Sanchez (155)

(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Enrique Marin (156) vs. Sage Northcutt (156)

Raphael Assuncao (135.5) vs. T.J. Dillashaw (136)

Kelvin Gastelum (171) vs. Johny Hendricks (171.25)*

Julianna Pena (135.5) vs. Cat Zingano (135.5)

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Travis Browne (244) vs. Cain Velasquez (242.5)

Jose Aldo (145) vs. Frankie Edgar (144.5) (For UFC interim featherweight title)

Daniel Cormier (206) vs. Anderson Silva (198.5)

Mark Hunt (264.5) vs. Brock Lesnar (265.5)

Amanda Nunes (135) vs. Miesha Tate (134.5 – UFC bantamweight champion)

* – Hendricks misses weight by .25 pounds, loses percentage of purse to Gastelum

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