Charles Oliveira is not the UFC light-weight champion after lacking weight on Friday.
“Do Bronx” was the final fighter to come back in, coming in at 155.5 kilos, half a pound above the light-weight championship restrict for Saturday’s important occasion versus Justin Gaethje. He was given an additional hour to realize weight, however was again 155.5 kilos on his second try. Gaethje was the second fighter to weigh in on Friday morning and he got here in at 155lbs on the dot.
The miss stripped Oliveira of the light-weight championship, which is now thought of vacant. Solely Gaethje is eligible for the title on Saturday.
Strawweight Championship co-main occasion fighters Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza each efficiently hit 115lbs earlier than their rematch. Namajunas goes for the third non-consecutive profitable protection in her second run as UFC champion, whereas Esparza seems to be set to assert the UFC title for the second time.
Of their first assembly within the ultimate of The Final Fighter 20 in December 2014, Esparza defeated Namajunas by submitting within the third spherical to develop into the inaugural champion of the UFC at 115 kilos.
One other fighter was lacking weight, featherweight Norma Dumont. She got here inside 0.5lbs above the featherweight restrict for her preliminary battle with Macy Chiasson and declined to make a second try. The battle continues at 146.5 kilos, with Dumont forfeiting 30 % of her present cash as a wonderful.
“I attempted every part to placed on weight however bought so many cramps in a single day,” Dumont advised MMA Combating’s Guilherme Cruz. “I attempted to shed weight within the morning however was too drained as a result of I hadn’t slept. I had half a pound to chop and needed to take meds [for the colic]† I had an additional hour and had so little left [to cut] however wanted that drug, and the physician stated he would not let me take it whereas i used to be dropping pounds. I selected to take the treatment as a result of I used to be in an excessive amount of ache for therefore lengthy. The UFC bought it, it was more healthy than going by means of one other hour of ache. Sadly we lose some huge cash, however well being comes first.”
Try the complete UFC 274 weigh-in outcomes beneath:
Important map (ESPN+ pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET)
Charles Oliveira (155.5)* vs Justin Gaethje (155)
Rose Namajunas (115) vs. Carla Esparza (115)
Michael Chandler (156) vs Tony Ferguson (155.5)
Mauricio Rua (205.5) vs. Ovince Saint-Preux (205)
Donald Cerrone (155.5) vs Joe Lauzon (155.5)
Provisional card (ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET)
Andre Fialho (170.5) vs. Cameron VanCamp (170)
Randy Brown (170.5) vs Khaos Williams (170)
Macy Chiasson (145.5) vs. Norma Dumont (146.5)**
Brandon Royval (125.5) vs Matt Schnell (125.5)
Blagoy Ivanov (253.5) vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima (258.5)
Francisco Trinaldo (170.5) vs Danny Roberts (170.5)
Early provisional map (ESPN+ at 5:30 p.m. ET)
Tracy Cortez (125.5) vs Melissa Gatto (125)
Kleydson Rodrigues (125.5) vs. CJ Vergara (126)
Ariane Carnelossi (115.5) vs Lupita Godinez (115)
Reis Newson (135.5) vs. Fernie Garcia (135.5)
*Oliveira missed championship weight on the primary try and second try, ending at 155.5lbs each instances. He has been stripped of the UFC light-weight title. Solely Justin Gaethje is eligible for the title on Saturday
**Dumont missed the featherweight restrict by 0.5lb for her battle with Macy Chiasson. The battle will proceed at a catchweight with Dumont forfeiting 30 % of her present purse as a penalty.