Two Miss Weight Prior To UFC Newark
On Friday, all 24 fighters competing at UFC’s return to Newark, New Jersey took the scale for the official weigh-ins.
The main event fight between welterweight contenders Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler is official as both fighters made the welterweight limit, while two fighters slipped up on the scale as Cole Williams and Dong Hyun Ma missed weight.
The fights remain on the card, as Ma will owe 30% of his purse to opponent Scott Holtzman for being three pounds over 155 and Williams owes 20% of his purse toClaudio Silva.
For full results of UFC Fight Night Newark, look below.
UFC on ESPN 5 Main Card:
170 lbs.: Colby Covington (171) vs. Robbie Lawler (170)
155 lbs.: Jim Miller (154.75) vs. Clay Guida (154.5)
155 lbs.: Joaquim Silva (155.25) vs. Nasrat Haqparast (156)
185 lbs.: Trevin Giles (185) vs. Gerald Meerschaert (185.5)
155 lbs.: Scott Holtzman (156) vs. Dong Hyun Ma (158*)
205 lbs.: Darko Stosic (206) vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu (205.5)
UFC on ESPN 5 Prelims Card:
170 lbs.: Mickey Gall (169.75) vs. Saleem Touahri (170)
125 lbs.: Antonina Shevchenko (125) vs. Lucie Pudilova (125.5)
125 lbs.: Jordan Espinosa (126) vs. Matt Schnell (126)
125 lbs.: Lauren Murphy (126) vs. Mara Romero Borella (125)
170 lbs.: Claudio Silva (170.25) vs. Cole Williams (176**)
125 lbs.: Hannah Goldy (125) vs. Miranda Granger (125)
*Missed weight, fined 20% of fight purse (payable to Holtzman)
**Missed weight, fined 30% of fight purse (payable to Silva)