UFC On ESPN+ 29 Weigh In Results And Face Off Photo – Smith Vs Teixeira
The Ultimate Fighting championship will be hitting the airwaves ones again on Wednesday we with UFC On ESPN+ 29 and everything is presently going to plan as all the fighters for the event made the weight limit for their respective bouts, making all fights official following early-morning weigh-ins at the host hotel in Florida.
Anthony Smith (33-14 MMA, 8-4 UFC) and Glover Teixeira (30-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) both made weight for their main event match up while middleweight Karl Roberson (9-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) was the only fighter on the card to come in overweight, tipping the scales at 187.5 pounds, 1.5 pounds over the weight limit for the fight.
The Heavyweight Co-Main event is also set as Ben Rothwell (37-12 MMA, 7-6 UFC) came in one pound lesser than the weight limit, while his opponent Ovince Saint-Preux (24-13 MMA, 12-8 UFC) was able to accumulate a massive a 240.5 pounds for his heavyweight debut.
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Former flyweight contender Ray Borg (13-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) made weight with ease for his bantamweight bout. He kicked off the early Weigh In’s being the first to tip the scales.
Alexander Hernandez (11-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) was the last to tip the scales and in his arrival looked nervous but was able to hit the 155pound limit for his fight with ease and shouldn’t have worried.
MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 9 p.m. ET)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
- Andrei Arlovski (238) vs. Philipe Lins (236)
- Michael Johnson (156) vs. Thiago Moises (155.5)
- Sijara Eubanks (136) vs. Sarah Moras (136)
- Hunter Azure (145) vs. Brian Kelleher (145.5)
- Chase Sherman (253) vs. Ike Villanueva (232)
- Gabriel Benitez (155.5) vs. Omar Morales (155.5)
Anthony Smith Vs Glover Teixeira
Weigh In Photos