UFC Vegas 59 weigh-in results: Ariane Lipski misses weight by 2.5 pounds
The scale proved to be too tough opponent for Ariane Lipski on Friday morning.
This is the first weight miss of Lipski’s nine-year career. Her bout against Cachoeira will proceed at a catchweight with Lipski forfeiting 20 percent of her purse as penalty.
Middleweight veteran Sam Alvey also missed weight on his first attempt, coming in at 187 pounds. However, he was cleared to take another hour to make weight and successfully did so coming in at 186 pounds.
The top four fights on the card weighed in without issue. In the main event, Thiago Santos made use of the one-pound allowance for a non-title bout coming in at 206 pounds, while Jamahal Hill hit championship weight at 205 pounds.
Check out UFC Vegas 59 weigh-in results below.
Main Card (ESPN, ESPN+ at 10 p.m. ET)
Thiago Santos (206) vs. Jamahal Hill (205)
Vicente Luque (170.5) vs. Geoff Neal (171)
Ariane Lipski (128.5)* vs. Priscila Cachoeira (125.5)
Preliminary Card (ESPN/ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET)
Sam Alvey (186)** vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk (185.5)
*Lipski missed weight by 2.5 pounds for her flyweight bout against Priscila Cachoeira. The bout will proceed at a catchweight with Lipski forfeiting 20 percent of her purse as penalty
**missed weight on first attempt. Weighed in at 186 pounds on second attempt