The UFC once again returns to the APEX in Las Vegas for UFC Vegas 56. In the main event of the evening, No. 6 ranked heavyweight Alexander Volkov will take on the No. 8 ranked Jairzinho Rozenstruik. After losing two of his last three, ‘Bigi Boy’ is looking to get back in the win column against ‘Drago’ who comes into the bout with an identical 1-2 in his last three.
UFC Vegas 56 Weigh-In Results: Heavyweight Contenders Face-Off
Scheduled for the co-main event, Dan Ige will take on undefeated Russian Movsar Evloev. Ige has had a tough go of it recently, losing back-to-back fights to Korean Zombie and Josh Emmett. Meanwhile, Evloev has yet to experience defeat in his MMA career. At 15-0, Evloev has won five straight under the bright lights of the UFC.
Before the fighters can step into the cage, they first have to step on the scale and make weight for their respective bouts. Did all 28 fighters make weight? Results below:
Main Card (ESPN+ at 4 p.m. ET)
Alexander Volkov (256.5) vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (259)
Dan Ige (145.5) vs. Movsar Evloev (146)
Michael Trizano (145.5) vs. Lucas Almeida (145.5)
Karine Silva (125) vs. Poliana Botelho (125.5)
Ode Osbourne (126) vs. Zarrukh Adashev (125.5)
Alonzo Menifield (205) vs. Askar Mozharov (204.5)
Preliminary Card (ESPN+ at 1 p.m. ET)
Felice Herrig (115) vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (115.5)
Joe Solecki (155.5) vs. Alex da Silva (155.5)
Damon Jackson (145.5) vs. Daniel Argueta (145.5)
Niklas Stolze (156) vs. Benoit Saint Denis (155.5)
Johnny Munoz (135) vs. Tony Gravely (135.5)
Jeff Molina (125.5) vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov (126)
Rinat Fakhretdinov (170.5) vs. Andreas Michailidis (170.5)
Erin Blanchfield (124.5) vs. JJ Aldrich (125)
All 28 Fighters Made Weight During The UFC Vegas 56 Weigh In
Every fighter successfully made weight including Felice Herrig and Karolina Kowalkiewicz who were last-minute additions to Saturday"s card. Andreas Michailidis, who had previously competed at light heavyweight and middleweight, successfully cut down to 170.5 pounds for his welterweight bout with Rinat Fakhretdinov.
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