Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is roughly 24 hours away from its UFC Fight Night 144: “Assuncao vs. Moraes” mixed martial arts (MMA) event, locked and loaded for this Sat. night (Feb. 2, 2019) inside Northeast Olympic Training Center in Fortaleza, Brazil, featuring the bantamweight contender fight pitting Raphael Assuncao opposite Marlon Moraes, with the winner moving on to compete for the division title. Elsewhere on the card, former UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, goes toe-to-toe with 145-pound wunderkind, Renato Carneiro, in the co-main event.
Prior to this weekend’s big shebang, airing exclusively on ESPN+ (get your free trial here), the promotion will send all 26 fighters to the scale for the official UFC Fortaleza weigh ins. Remember, the combatants will first weigh in earlier in the day at 7 a.m. ET in the embedded video above, then return at 4 p.m. ET for the ceremonial weigh ins, which include photo-ops on the scale, as well as all the fighter staredowns.
Complete UFC Fight Night 144 early weigh-in results below:
UFC Fight Night 144 Main Event:
135 lbs.: Raphael Assuncao (136) vs. Marlon Moraes (135)
UFC Fight Night 144 Main Card:
145 lbs.: Jose Aldo (146) vs. Renato Moicano (145.5)
170 lbs.: Demian Maia (170.5) vs. Lyman Good (170.5)
155 lbs.: Charles Oliveira (154.5) vs. David Teymur (156)
205 lbs.: Justin Ledet (205) vs. Johnny Walker (205)
115 lbs.: Livinha Souza (115.5) vs. Sarah Frota (123*)
UFC Fight Night 144 Prelims:
185 lbs.: Anthony Hernandez (184.5) vs. Markus Perez (185.5)
125 lbs.: Mara Romero Borella (125) vs. Taila Santos (125)
170 lbs.: Thiago Alves (170.5) vs. Max Griffin (170)
265 lbs.: Junior Albini (265.5) vs. Jair Rozenstruik (241.5)
135 lbs.: Felipe Dias Colares (145) vs. Geraldo de Freitas Jr. (145.5)
135 lbs.: Said Nurmagomedov (135) vs. Ricardo Ramos (135.5)
125 lbs.: Magomed Bibulatov (127**) vs. Rogerio Bontorin (124.5)
*Missed weight, fined 40% of her fight purse
There you have it.
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