The weigh-ins for tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night 71 event in Nashville, TN are in the books, with all combatants hitting their mark successfully but two.
Ray Borg, who will fight in the opener on the main card, weighed in at 126.5 for his flyweight bout; and Sara McMann, who will fight in the second contest, weighed in at 136.5 for her women’s bantamweight bout. He has two hours to make weight.
Among the fighters, Ovince Saint Preux, who played football at the nearby University of Tennessee, received perhaps the most impressive ovation. He and his opponent Glover Teixeira, who are both ranked in the UFC’s top ten at light heavyweight, will fight in the evening’s main event
Among the undercard bouts, Sirwan Kakai and Willie Gates had to disrobe to make the bantamweight and flyweight marks, respectively.
The show begins tomorrow with preliminary bouts to be broadcast on the UFC’s web subscription service, UFC Fight Pass, at 6:30 pm ET, 3:30 pm PT. The main card begins at 10 pm ET, 7 pm PT and will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 in the US.
Main Card (to be televised on Fox Sports 1)
Light Heavyweights: Glover Teixeira (205.5) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (206)
Lightweights: Michael Johnson (155.5) vs. Beneil Dariush (156)
Middleweights: Derek Brunson (186) vs. Sam Alvey (186)
Heavyweights: Jared Rosholt (237) vs. Timothy Johnson (265)
Women’s Bantamweights: Sara McMann (136.5) vs. Amanda Nunes (136)
Flyweights: Ray Borg (126.75) vs. Geane Herrera (126)
Preliminary Card (to be televised on Fox Sports 2)
Middleweights: Uriah Hall vs. Oluwale Bamgbose (184.5)
Middleweights: Chris Camozzi (185.5) vs. Tom Watson (185)
Flyweights: Dustin Ortiz (125.5) vs. Willie Gates (126)
Bantamweights: Frankie Saenz (136) vs. Sirwan Kakai (136)
Preliminary Card (to be broadcast on UFC Fight Pass)
Light Heavyweights: Chris Dempsey (204.5) vs. Jonathan Wilson (205)
Bantamweights: Marlon Vera (135.5) vs. Roman Salazar (135)
Lightweights: Anthony Christodoulou (156) vs. Scott Holtzman (155.5)