UFC Vegas 65 weigh-in results: Derrick Lewis, Serghei Spivac on point for heavyweight headliner


Derrick Lewis is ready for another heavyweight headliner.

“The Black Beast” tipped the scales at 263 pounds at Friday’s official weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 65, and opponent Serghei Spivac came in at 254 pounds, making Saturday’s main event official. It is the ninth main event of Lewis’ UFC career and the first for Spivac.

Co-main event light heavyweights Kennedy Nzechukwu and Ion Cutelaba also successfully made weight at 205 and 206 pounds, respectively. Nzechukwu is looking for a second consecutive win following his defeat to Karl Roberson in July. Cutelaba hopes to end a two-fight skid that was submitted by Johnny Walker, Ryan Spann and Cutelaba.

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All 24 fighters competing on Saturday’s card at UFC APEX in Las Vegas successfully made weight, including main card welterweights Andre Fialho, Muslim Salikhov, Jack Della Maddalena, and Danny Roberts, and the No. 11 flyweight in the MMA Fighting Global Rankings, Jennifer Maia.

See full UFC Vegas 65 weigh-in results below.

Main Card (ESPN+ at 4 p.m. ET)

Derrick Lewis (263) vs. Serghei Spivac (254)

Kennedy Nzechukwu (205) vs. Ion Cutelaba (206)

Chase Sherman (256) vs. Waldo Cortes-Acosta (259)

Andre Fialho (170. 5) vs. Muslim Salikhov (170)

Jack Della Maddalena (170) vs. Danny Roberts (170)

Preliminary Card (ESPN+ at 1 p.m. ET)

Charles Johnson (125. 5) vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov (126)

Jennifer Maia (125) vs. Maryna Moroz (124. 5)

Vince Morales (136) vs. Miles Johns (136)

Ricky Turcios (136) vs. Kevin Natividad (135. 5)

Vanessa Demopoulos (116) vs. Maria Oliveira (115. 5)

Brady Hiestand (135) vs. Fernie Garcia (136)

Natalia Silva (125) vs. Tereza Bleda (125. 5)

Source: https://www.mmafighting.com/2022/11/18/23466511/ufc-vegas-65-weigh-in-results-derrick-lewis-serghei-spivac-on-point-for-heavyweight-headliner?rand=96749