Cards changed after 3 fighters were unable to lose weight – MMA Sports

update: Frebora and Zarkian will meet in a catchweight match on the card because their opponent has failed to weigh.

Ultimate Fighting Championship
On Saturday, we will issue the first pay-per-view in 2021 and a third card in eight days.
UFC 257
The return of the former 2-weight champion is the leading role Conor McGregorWill take on familiar enemies with lightweight candidates Dustin Poirier.. Weighing wasn’t without drama, as the three fighters couldn’t make the contract weight and as a result had to change cards.

Both Ottoman Azeital And Nasrat Hakupalast I didn’t weight it at all and each match Matt Frebora And Armanzar Kyan As a result, it was canceled. Tsarkyan also lost one pound over the lightweight limit.

McGregor (22-4) wants to finish “The Diamond” earlier than the beginning. The two met first at UFC 178, and the “notorious” knocked out their opponent in less than two minutes.Despite being the biggest star in the sport, McGregor hasn’t been very active in mixed martial arts lately, as his only fight since 2019 was a 40-second TKO over. Donald Cerrone.. McGregor looked great on his first lightweight game scale since October 2018, officially weighing 155 pounds.

Six years after losing to McGregor, Poirier (26-6, North Carolina, 1) had many successes during that period. “The Diamond” did more than just win a provisional lightweight title by dominating
Max Holloway, He defeated many top names and former champions Eddie Alvarez, Justin Gaethje And Anthony Pettis.. Poirier appeared to be ready to weigh as usual and came in at £ 156.

UFC 257 spare cards begin at 6:15 pm EST / 3:15 pm EST on both ESPN + and UFC Fight Pass. After that, the action will switch to ESPN + only from 8pm (Eastern Standard Time) / 5pm (Pacific Standard Time). The main card will only be streamed via ESPN + Pay Per View at 10 pm Eastern Standard Time (Pacific Standard Time) and 7 pm Pacific Standard Time.

UFC 257 Weighing Results:

Conor McGregor (155) Pair. Dustin Poirier (156)
Michael chandler (156) Pair. Dan Hooker
Jessica eye (126) Pair. Joanne Calderwood (126)
Ottoman Azeital (N / A) * Pair. Matt Frebora (155.5)
Marina Rodriguez (116) Pair. Amanda Rivas (116)
Nasrat Hakupalast (N / A) ** vs. Armanzar Kyan (157) ***
Brad Tavares (185.5) vs. Antonio Carlos Junior (185)
Sara McMann (135) Pair. Julianna Peña (136)
Martin Prasinio (206) Pair. Karil Rowntree (206)
Makhmud Muradov (186) Pair. Andrew Sanchez (186)
Nik Lentz (150) vs. Movsar Evloev (150)
Amir Albaji (126) Pair. Shargas Schmaglov (126)
* Azeital has failed to weigh and is out of the match.
** Hakupalast has failed to weigh and is out of the match
*** Tsarkyan lost a pound and was fined on part of his wallet.

– MMA Sports

Cards changed after 3 fighters were unable to lose weight Cards changed after 3 fighters were unable to lose weight

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