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UFC 280 Weigh Ins
The UFC 280 weigh ins have concluded and the fighters are ready for a night of action. Two titles are on the line when these fighters meet on Saturday, October 22, 2022 live from the Etihad Arena on Yas Island.
The main event features Charles Oliveira against rising Russian phenom Islam Makhachev. Charles Oliveira was relieved of the Lightweight Title after missing weight at UFC 274 by just a half of a pound. He went on to submit Justin Gaethje in the very first round. Charles has made many comments that the only reason he is facing Islam Makhachev is due to Islam’s relationship with MMA superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov and that he should have to fight some top ranked talent before this match should’ve been made.
The co-main event will be for the bantamweight title as TJ Dillashaw #2 faces the champion Aljamain Sterling. Sterling is on a seven fight win streak in the division. Dillashaw has won five of his last six matchups with Henry Cejudo breaking up his winning streak.
Below is a video of the UFC 280 ceremonial weigh in, courtesy of the UFC. Below the video the full fight card weigh in results are announced with only one fighter missing weight, Katlyn Chookagian.
UFC 280 Weigh In Results
Main Card (Airing at 1PM CDT on Pay-per-view)
Charles Oliveira #1 (33-8-0, 1NC), (+160), (154.5lbs) vs Islam Makhachev #4 (22-1-0), (-190), (154.5lbs) – for vacant lightweight title
Aljamain Sterling #c (21-3-0), (-175) (135lbs) vs TJ Dillashaw #2 (18-4-0), (+150), (135lbs) – bantamweight title
Petr Yan #1 (16-3-0), (-265), (136lbs) vs Sean O’Malley #11 (15-1-0, 1NC), (+225), (135.5lbs) – bantamweight bout
Beneil Dariush #6 (21-4-1), (+160), (156lbs) vs Mateusz Gamrot #9 (21-1-0, 1NC), (-190), (156lbs) – lightweight bout
Katlyn Chookagian #1 (18-4-0), (+180), (127.5lbs)* vs Manon Fiorot #6 (9-1-0), (-210), (125.5lbs) – women’s flyweight bout
Prelims (airing on ESPNews or ESPN+ at 9:30AM CDT)
Belal Muhammad #5 (21-3-0, 1NC), (+115), (170lbs) vs Sean Brady #8 (15-0-0), (-135), (171lbs) – welterweight bout
Makhmud Muradov (25-7-0), (+175), (185.5lbs) vs Caio Borralho (12-1-0, 1NC), (-205), (186lbs) – middlweight bout
Volkan Oezdemir #8 (18-6-0), (+150), (206lbs) vs Nikita Kyrlov #10 (28-9-0), (-175), (206lbs) – light heavyweight bout
Abubakar Nurmagomedov (16-3-1), (-165), (170.5lbs) vs Gadzhi Omargadzhiev (13-1-0), (+140), (171lbs) – welterweight bout
Armen Petrosyan (7-2-0), (-205) (186lbs) vs AJ Dobson (6-1-0, 1NC), (+175), (185lbs) – middleweight bout
Muhammad Mokaev (8-0-0), (-1150), (126lbs) vs Malcolm Gordon (14-5-0), (+750), (126lbs) – flyweight bout
Karol Rosa #9 (15-4-0), (-330), (135lbs) vs Lina Lansberg #12 (10-6-0), (+275), (135lbs) – women’s bantamweight bout
That wraps it up for the UFC 280 weigh ins. If you enjoyed this article and want to see more of our UFC News follow the link and check back with us for the results from this Saturday’s event.
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