Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just over 24 hours away from its UFC Vegas 8 mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside APEX facility this Sat. night (Aug. 29, 2020) in Las Vegas, Nevada, headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between grizzled veteran Anthony Smith and rising prospect Aleksandar Rakic.
Before the action gets underway this weekend in “Sin City,” which also features a co-main event between former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and longtime 170-pound veteran Neil Magny, all 22 fighters must hit the scale and prove themselves worthy.
The UFC Vegas 8 weigh ins will stream LIVE in the embedded video player above beginning at Noon ET (9 a.m. PT). We’ll also have real-time text updates for the “Smith vs. Rakic” event in the post below. Staredowns for the entire card will follow shortly after the scale-tipping festivities conclude, but expect to see them in the 2 p.m. ET range (or later).
Complete UFC Vegas 8 weigh-in results below.
UFC Vegas 8 Main Card:
205 lbs.: Anthony Smith (205) vs. Aleksandar Rakic (205.5)
170 lbs.: Robbie Lawler (171) vs. Neil Magny (171)
115 lbs.: Alexa Grasso (126) vs. Ji Yeon Kim (126)
145 lbs.: Ricardo Lamas (145) vs. Bill Algeo (146)
205 lbs.: Magomed Ankalaev (205) vs. Ion Cutelaba (205.5)
UFC Vegas 8 Prelims Card:
185 lbs.: Maki Pitolo (184.5) vs. Impa Kasanganay (185.5)
115 lbs.: Mallory Martin (115.5) vs. Hannah Cifers (117*)
185 lbs.: Alessio Di Chirico (184) vs. Zak Cummings (185)
145 lbs.: Alex Caceres (145) vs. Austin Springer (151*)
115 lbs.: Polyana Viana (116) vs. Emily Whitmire (115.5)
170 lbs.: Sean Brady (170.5) vs. Christian Aguilera (170)
Nothing left to do now except fight.
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