In Las Vegas, the official weigh-in ceremony for the participants of the UFC Fight Night 217 tournament took place, the main event of which will be a light heavyweight fight between Sean Strickland and Nassurdin Imavov.
Strickland, who took the fight on short notice, was 4.5 kilograms (10 pounds) heavier than Imavov, who was preparing for the fight in the middleweight category and showed 88 kilograms (194 pounds).
The Russian participants of the event, Roman Kopylov and Umar Nurmagomedov, as well as their rivals, had no problems getting into the limit of their weight categories.
All weighing results:
Nassurdin Imavov (194) — Sean Strickland (204)
Dan Ige (145.5) – Damon Jackson (145.5)
Roman Kopylov (185) – Punahili Soriano (185.5)
Raquel Pennington (135.5) – Kathleen Vieira (136)
Raoni Barcelos (135) — Umar Nurmagomedov (135)
Abdul Razak Alhassan (185.5) – Claudio Ribeiro (183)
Nick Fiore (155) – Mateusz Rebecki (155.5)
Javid Basharat (136) – Matheus Mendonka (134.5)
Carlos Hernandez (125) – Allan Nascimento (125.5)
Nick Aguirre (145.5) vs. Dan Argueta (146)
Jimmy Flick (126) – Charles Johnson (126)
Priscila Quechoeira (126) – Sijara Eubanks*
* Eubanks did not weigh in, fight canceled due to weight loss issues