01 Jan UFC Fight Island 2 weigh-in results: Deiveson Figueiredo hits the mark for flyweight title fight
This time, Deiveson Figueiredo will be fighting for a UFC title.
At Friday’s official weigh-ins for UFC Fight Island 2, Figueiredo hit the 125-pound mark on the dot to for Saturday’s main event rematch against Joseph Benavidez. Benavidez also successfully hit 125, meaning both fighters will be eligible to win the vacant UFC flyweight title.
Figueiredo missed weight for their first meeting in February, which was also to scheduled to be for a vacant title, making him ineligible to become the champion. He went on to defeat Benavidez by second-round TKO and the belt remained vacant.
All 24 fighters scheduled to compete Saturday successfully made weight, including middleweight co-headliners Kelvin Gastelum and Jack Hermansson.
See the UFC Fight Island 2 weigh-in results below:
Main card (ESPN+ at 10 p.m. ET)
Deiveson Figueiredo (125) vs. Joseph Benavidez (125)
Jack Hermansson (186) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (186)
Marc Diakiese (156) vs. Rafael Fiziev (156)
Ariane Lipski (126) vs. Luana Carolina (126)
Alexandre Pantoja (125) vs. Askar Askarov (126)
Preliminaries (ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET)
Roman Dolidze (206) vs. Khadis Ibragimov (206)
Grant Dawson (150) vs. Nad Narimani (150) — 150-pound catchweight bout
Joseph Duffy (155.5) vs. Joel Alvarez (156)
Brett Johns (136) vs. Montel Jackson (136)
Malcolm Gordon (135) vs. Amir Albazi (136)
Davi Ramos (156) vs. Arman Tsarukyan (156)
Carlos Felipe (261) vs. Serghei Spivac (240)
UFC Fight Island 2 weigh-in video