Headliners set, but three heavy

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie has been on the scene since Friday’s official UFC Fight Night 182 fighter weight-ins and was reporting live, where two fighters missed their points for Saturday’s card.

In the main event, lightweight champion former champion Rafael dos Anjos (29-13 MMA, 18-11 UFC) will take a short notice replacement Paul Felder (17-5 MMA, 9-5 UFC) after a short period of welterweight. ), Who tortured Islam Machachev on a five-day notice after forcibly removing him from a staph infection.

During the two-hour weighted window, Felder had his first fight on the scale and came in at 155.75 pounds. About 10 minutes later, Dos Anjos stepped on the scale and was 156 to make the main event official.

Three fighters lost their weight. Abdul Razzaq Alhasan (10-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) was 1.5 pounds heavier for the welterweight co-main event against Os Os Williams (10-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC). Alhasan weighed 30 minutes left in the two-hour window and was 172.5 pounds. Williams weighed 170 in the first five minutes of the window.

Eric Enders (13-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) was 1.5 pounds heavier for his middle weight return against Antonio Arroyo (9-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) on the main card. Anders was 187.5 and will be fined 20 per cent of his purse. Arroyo was 185.5.

And Luis Smolka (16-7 MMA, 7-7 UFC), the last fighter to come on the scale with 10 minutes left in the two-hour window, was 3 pounds heavier for his bantam weight bout against Jose Quinos (8-4 MMA), 5- 3 UFC). The former flightweight smolka in the first weight loss at the UFC was 139 pounds. Quinones was also at the 135 level.

Light Vegas lost weight at UFC Apex. The same place hosts Saturday’s card, which streams on ESPN +.

The full UFC Fight Night 182 weight results include:

Main card (ESPN +, 7pm ET)

Rafael dos Anjos (156) vs. Paul Felder (155.75) Abdul Razzaq Alhasan (172.5) * Vs. Chaos Williams (170) or Hansen (115.5) vs. Corey McKenna (116) Eric Anders (187.5) ** v Antonio Arroyo (185.5) Brendon Allen (193.5) vs. Sean Strickland (194.5) – 195-pound catchweight

Starter card (ESPN +, 4pm ET)

Miranda Granger (115.5) vs. Ashley Yoder (115.5) Rice McKee (170.5) vs. Alex Morono (170.5) Luis Smolka (139) *** Vs. Jose Quinos (135) Randa Marcos (116) vs. Kanako Murata (115) Geraldo de Fritas (136) vs. Tony Gravely (135.5) Dontley Mays (262) vs. Rock Martinez (244)

* Alhasan lost the welterweight limit and will be fined 20 percent of his purse.
** Anders missed the medium weight limit and will be fined 20 percent of his purse.
*** Smolka lost the bantamweight limit and will be fined 20 percent of her purse.