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UFC 280: Main card fighter MISSES weight – backup Volkanovski weighs in on point

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Katlyn Chookagian vs. Manon Fiorot Frontkick UFC 280 weigh-in results

Check out the UFC 280 weigh-in results below. Photo: Thomas Shea – USA TODAY Sports

This morning, No.1 ranked flyweight contender Katlyn Chookagian tipped the scales at 127.5 pounds, 1.5 pounds over the limit for a non-title flyweight fight.

At this moment, it’s not announced if Chookagian’s main card fight with Manon Fiorot will be at catchweight, and if so, how much the American will be fined for missing weight.

The featherweight bout between Zubaira Tukhugov and Lucas Almeida was scratched from UFC 280 due to a medical issue. The bout was officially announced as canceled just minutes before weigh-ins started.

Read more: UFC 280: One fight CANCELED due to a medical issue!

Both title fights are official

Former lightweight champion Charles Oliveira was first to step up at the scale and hit the mark at 154.5 pounds. His rival Islam Makhachev followed and also weighed in at 154.5.

Main event backup fighter Alexander Volkanovski also weighed in at championship weight at 155 lbs.

Bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling and challenger T.J. Dillashaw both weighing in at 135 pounds, making the co-main event official.

Read more: Tale of the tape: Compare the stats between Oliveira and Makhachev ahead of UFC 280

UFC 280 weigh-in results:

Main card

  • Charles Oliveira (154.5) vs. Islam Makhachev (154.5)
  • Aljamain Sterling (135) vs. T.J. Dillashaw (135)
  • Petr Yan (136) vs. Sean O’Malley (135.5)
  • Beneil Dariush (156) vs. Mateusz Gamrot (156)
  • Katlyn Chookagian (127.5)* vs. Manon Fiorot (125.5)

Prelims

  • Belal Muhammad (170) vs. Sean Brady (171)
  • Makhmud Muradov (185.5) vs. Caio Borralho (186)
  • Volkan Oezdemir (206) vs. Nikita Krylov (206)
  • Featherweight: Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lucas Almeida CANCELED
  • Abubakar Nurmagomedov (170.5) vs. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev (171)
  • Armen Petrosyan (186) vs. AJ Dobson (185)
  • Malcolm Gordon (126) vs. Muhammad Mokaev (126)
  • Karol Rosa (135) vs. Lina Lansberg (135)

Read more: Robert Whittaker booked against top ranked opponent at UFC 284


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