UFC on ESPN 42 weigh-ins are in the books, and all but one fighter on the card hit their marks.
In the main event, former welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson (16-6-1 MMA, 11-6-1 UFC) takes on Kevin Holland (23-8 MMA, 10-5 UFC).
Holland and Thompson were the first two fighters to the scale in the two-hour official weigh-ins-window. Holland came in at 170.5 pounds. “Wonderboy” Thompson was right behind him and was 170.
In the co-feature, Bryan Barberena (18-8 MMA, 9-6 UFC) takes on former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos (31-14 MMA, 20-12 UFC) at welterweight. Barberena weighed in at 170.5 pounds. Dos Anjos came in at 170.
The only fighter to miss weight was Phil Rowe (9-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC), who came in at 173.5 pounds for his welterweight prelim closer against Niko Price (15-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC), who was on the mark at 170. If the fight continues, Rowe will be fined a percentage of his purse.
The weigh-ins took place at the UFC host hotel in Orlando, Fla. The nearby Amway Center hosts Saturday’s card, which airs on ESPN and streams on ESPN+.
The full UFC on ESPN 42 weigh-in results included:
MAIN CARD (ESPN/ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET)
Stephen Thompson (170) vs. Kevin Holland (170.5)
Bryan Barberena (170.5) vs. Rafael dos Anjos (170)
Matheus Nicolau (126) vs. Matt Schnell (126)*
Sergei Pavlovich (255) vs. Tai Tuivasa (266)
Roman Dolidze (185.5) vs. Jack Hermansson (186)
Eryk Anders (186) vs. Kyle Daukaus (184.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN/ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)
Niko Price (170) vs. Phil Rowe (173.5)**
Emily Ducote (115.5) vs. Angela Hill (115.5)
Clay Guida (154.5) vs. Scott Holtzman (155.5)
Marc Diakiese (155.5) vs. Michael Johnson (156)
Darren Elkins (145) vs. Jonathan Pearce (146)
Tracy Cortez (125) vs. Amanda Ribas (125)
Natan Levy (156) vs. Genaro Valdez (156)
Francis Marshall (145) vs. Marcelo Rojo (145)
Yazmin Jauregui (115.5) vs. Istela Nunes (114.5)
*Schnell missed the flyweight limit on his first attempt, but was given until the close of the official weigh-ins window at 11 a.m. ET to cut additional weight and was 126 on his second try.
**Rowe missed the welterweight limit by 2.5 pounds and will be fined a percentage of his purse if the fight is agreed to at a catchweight.
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