Rob Font and Cody Garbrandt are good to go for Saturday night.
The bantamweight contenders successfully made weight for the UFC Vegas 27 main event at Friday’s official weigh-ins, with Font coming in at 136 pounds and Garbrandt at 135.5 pounds. Strawweight co-headliners Yan Xiaonan and Carla Esparza were also on point, both at 116 pounds.
Locked in at 136 ⚖️— UFC (@ufc) May 21, 2021
@RobSFont is ready to make his main event debut. #UFCVegas27 pic.twitter.com/xi8sNfhSAr
Main event official!— UFC (@ufc) May 21, 2021
@Cody_NoLove hits the scale at 135.5.
[ #UFCVegas27 | LIVE tomorrow on @ESPNPlus ] pic.twitter.com/nLyulIxMp7
Co-main ready— UFC (@ufc) May 21, 2021
Yan Xiaonan is official for #UFCVegas27. pic.twitter.com/njsivzKTXl
116 on the scale ⚖️— UFC (@ufc) May 21, 2021
@CarlaEsparza1 is ready to get back in the Octagon. #UFCVegas27 pic.twitter.com/zMvO6guPDU
Twenty-six fighters weighed in Friday morning with only one miss, last-second replacement Juancamilo Ronderos. The UFC newcomer has been brought in to fight David Dvorak as a replacement for Raulian Paiva after Paiva was hospitalized due to weight cut complications.
According to the UFC, the Dvorak-Ronderos bout will proceed at a catchweight with Ronderos forfeiting 20 percent of his purse for the miss.
See the full UFC Vegas 27 weigh-in results below:
Main Card (ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET)
Rob Font (136) vs. Cody Garbrandt (135.5)
Yan Xiaonan (116) vs. Carla Esparza (116)
Justin Tafa (265.5) vs. Jared Vanderaa (264)
Felicia Spencer (145) vs. Norma Dumont (146)
Ricardo Ramos (146) vs. Bill Algeo (145.5)
Jack Hermansson (186) vs. Edmen Shahbazyan (185)
Preliminary Card (ESPN+ at 4 p.m. ET)
Ben Rothwell (265.5) vs. Chris Barnett (263)
Court McGee (170.5) vs. Claudio Silva (169.5)
Bruno Silva (125.5) vs. Victor Rodriguez (125.5)
Joshua Culibao (146) vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke (146)
David Dvorak (126) vs Juancamilo Ronderos (128.5)*
Yancy Medeiros (155) vs. Damir Hadzovic (156)
Rafael Alves (154.5) vs. Damir Ismagulov (155.5)
*David Dvorak was originally scheduled to fight Raulian Paiva. Paiva was forced to withdraw after being hospitalized due to issues with his weight cut. Juancamilo Ronderos steps in for Paiva as a last-second replacement. Ronderos missed the flyweight limit by 2.5 pounds. The bout will proceed at a catchweight with Ronderos forfeiting 20 percent of his purse