Holloway & Ortega Make Weight For UFC 231

Both champion and challenger would make weight on Friday, as Max Holloway would be the first to step to the scale for his UFC featherweight title defense against Brian Ortega.

Holloway, who Ortega thought may not make it to Saturday night, would come to the scale at 144.5 pounds, half a pound under the 145 championship limit. Ortega would also take to the scale and be .25 pounds heavier at 144.75 pounds.

In the co-main event for the vacant flyweight championship, Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk would make weight as-well, avoiding issues that cost former flyweight champion Nicco Montano.

Main card (PPV at 10 p.m. ET)

Max Holloway (144.5) vs. Brian Ortega (144.75)

Valentina Shevchenko (123.5) vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk (123.75)

Alex Oliveira (171) vs. Gunnar Nelson (170.25)

Hakeem Dawodu (145.75) vs. Kyle Bochniak (145)

Jimi Manuwa (204.75) vs. Thiago Santos (205.75)

Undercard (FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET)

Claudia Gadelha (115.5) vs. Nina Ansaroff (115.25)

Katlyn Chookagian (125.75) vs. Jessica Eye (126)

Eryk Anders vs. Elias Theodorou (184.5)

Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Gilbert Burns (155.75)

Undercard (UFC Fight Pass at 6 p.m. ET)

Devin Clark (205) vs. Aleksandar Rakic (206)

Brad Katona (135.5) vs. Matthew Lopez (135.5)

Chad Laprise (171) vs. Dhiego Lima (170.25)

Kyle Nelson (155.5) vs. Diego Ferreira (155.75)

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