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UFC 298 fight night weights: Main card fighter gained over 30 pounds!!

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The fight night weights for UFC 298 have been revealed by the California State Athletic Commission. The event took place in Anaheim, California, and was headlined by a featherweight title fight between Ilia Topuria and Alexander Volkanovski.

Welterweight Geoff Neal had the biggest percentage gain on the entire card. The welterweight veteran hit the scale at 170.5 pounds and then gained 30.3 pounds. That’s a staggering 18 percent of his body weight. Neal eventually lost his fight against Ian Machado Garry by decision.

The new featherweight champion Topuria weighed in at 144.5 pound but won the title weighing 167.2 pounds. Check out all the UFC 298 fight night weights below!

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UFC 298 fight night weights

  • Alexander Volkanovski: (145 to 166.2 pounds = 15 percent)
  • Ilia Topuria (144.5 to 167.2 pounds = 16 percent)
  • Paulo Costa (185.5 to 215.2 pounds = 16 percent)
  • Robert Whittaker (185.5 to 207.6 pounds = 12 percent)
  • Ian Machado Garry (170.5 to 180.6 pounds = 6 percent)
  • Geoff Neal (170.5 to 200.8 pounds = 18 percent)
  • Henry Cejudo (135 to 150.6 pounds = 12 percent)
  • Merab Dvalishvili (135 to 156.8 pounds = 16 percent)
  • Roman Kopylov (185 to 194 pounds = 5 percent)
  • Anthony Hernandez (185.5 to 203.6 pounds = 10 percent)
  • Mackenzie Dern (116 to 127 pounds = 9 percent)
  • Amanda Lemos (115.5 to 123.8 pounds = 7 percent)
  • Junior Tafa (249 to 247 pounds = -1 percent)
  • Marcos Rogerio de Lima (261.5 to 273.4 pounds = 5 percent)
  • Carlos Vera (135.5 to 158.6 pounds = 17 percent)
  • Rinya Nakamura (135.5 to 147.2 = 9 percent)
  • Brendson Ribeiro (205.5 to 219.6 pounds = 7 percent)
  • Zhang Minyang (204.5 to 230.2 pounds = 13 percent)
  • Danny Barlow (171 to 197.8 pounds = 16 percent)
  • Josh Quinland (169 to 187.8 pounds = 11 percent)
  • Val Woodburn (169.5 to 184 pounds = 9 percent)
  • Oban Elliott (170.5 to 185.2 pounds = 9 percent)
  • Miranda Maverick (126 to 135.8 pounds = 8 percent)
  • Andrea Lee (125.5 to 136.2 pounds = 9 percent)

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