MELBOURNE, Australia – MMAjunkie was on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC 234 fighter weigh-ins.
The weigh-ins took place at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. The official weigh-ins also served as the ceremonial weigh-ins for the fans. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event, which has a main card on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and UFC Fight Pass.
Among those to weigh in were middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 UFC) and challenger Kelvin Gastelum (15-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC), who meet in the main event, and middleweight contenders Israel Adesanya (15-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) and Anderson Silva (34-8 MMA, 17-4 UFC), who fight in the co-feature.
All four middleweights were on weight, along with every fighter on the card.
The full UFC 234 weigh-in results include:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Champ Robert Whittaker (185) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (184) – for middleweight title
- Israel Adesanya (185) vs. Anderson Silva (186)
- Ricky Simon (135) vs. Rani Yahya (135)
- Montana De La Rosa () vs. Nadia Kassem (124)
- Sam Alvey (205) vs. Jim Crute (206)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET)
- “Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim (156) vs. Devonte Smith (156)
- Austin Arnett (145) vs. Shane Young (145)
- Kai Kara-France (125) vs. Raulian Paiva (125)
- Teruto Ishihara (136) vs. Kyung Ho Kang (136)
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)
- Marcos Mariano (155) vs. Lando Vannata (156)
- Callan Potter (156) vs. Jalin Turner (155)
- Wuliji Buren (136) vs. Jonathan Martinez (136)
- Israel Adesanya says he'll take Anderson Silva 'out the game,' earn title shot at UFC 234
- Video: Champ Robert Whittaker, Kelvin Gastelum face-off at UFC 234 press conference
- Video: Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva first face-off at UFC 234 press conference
Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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