The fate of the Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight title will hang in the balance when Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko square off for a second time.
Nunes tipped the scales at 135 pounds, as she prepares to defend her title against Shevchenko (133.5) in the UFC 215 main event on Saturday at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. Meanwhile, welterweight co-headliners Neil Magny (169.5) and Rafael dos Anjos (170) also met their contracted weight requirements at Friday’s official weigh-in.
UFC 215 “Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2” -- which airs live on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT -- also features a flyweight clash pitting Henry Cejudo (125.5) against Wilson Reis (125), a light heavyweight encounter pairing Ilir Latifi (205.5) with Tyson Pedro (205.5) and a featherweight battle matching two-time Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez (146) against Jeremy Stephens (146).
UFC 215 ‘Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2’ Weigh-in Results:
Amanda Nunes (135) vs. Valentina Shevchenko (133.5)
Rafael dos Anjos (170) vs. Neil Magny (169.5)
Henry Cejudo (125.5) vs. Wilson Reis (125)
Ilir Latifi (205.5) vs. Tyson Pedro (205.5)
Gilbert Melendez (146) vs. Jeremy Stephens (146)
Sara McMann (135.5) vs. Ketlen Vieira (136)
Ashlee Evans-Smith (135.5) vs. Sarah Moras (135)
Rick Glenn (145.5) vs. Gavin Tucker (145.5)
Mitch Clarke (155.5) vs. Alex White (155.5)
Arjan Bhullar (239) vs. Luis Henrique Barbosa de Oliveira (244.5)
Kajan Johnson (155) vs. Adriano Martins (156)