UFC Fight Night Weigh-in Results: Lyoto Machida, Yoel Romero Hit Main-Event Marks

By Brian Knapp Jun 26, 2015



They are two of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s upper-tier middleweights and they carry a sense of urgency with them. Neither man has time on his side.

Lyoto Machida checked in at 186 pounds ahead of his five-round clash with 2000 Olympic silver medalist Yoel Romero (186) in the UFC Fight Night “Machida vs. Romero” main event on Saturday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Welterweight co-headliners Lorenz Larkin (170.5) and Santiago Ponzinibbio (170.5) also met their mandated weight requirements at Friday’s official weigh-in.

UFC Fight Night “Machida vs. Romero” -- which airs live on Fox Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT -- will also feature a featherweight scrap pitting Nova Uniao export Hacran Dias (145.5) against former Cage Fury Fighting Championships titleholder Levan Makashvili (145) and a pair of middleweight battles, as Serra-Longo Fight Team rep Eddie Gordon (184.5) meets Antonio Carlos Jr. (185) and “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” Season 2 quarterfinalist Thiago Santos (185.5) faces Steve Bosse (185.5).

Two hours prior, Fox Sports 2 will carry four preliminary bouts: Alex Oliveira (170) vs. Joe Merritt (169), Leandro Silva (170) vs. Lewis Gonzalez (*174), Steve Montgomery (170) vs. Tony Sims (170) and Danny Martinez (135.5) vs. Sirwan Kakai (135.5).



UFC Fight Night ‘Machida vs. Romero’ Weigh-in Results:
Lyoto Machida (186) vs. Yoel Romero (186)
Lorenz Larkin (170.5) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (170.5)
Eddie Gordon (184.5) vs. Antonio Carlos Jr. (185)
Thiago Santos (185.5) vs. Steve Bosse (185.5)
Hacran Dias (145.5) vs. Levan Makashvili (145)
Alex Oliveira (170) vs. Joe Merritt (169)
Leandro Silva (170) vs. Lewis Gonzalez (*174)
Steve Montgomery (170) vs. Tony Sims (170)
Danny Martinez (135.5) vs. Sirwan Kakai (135.5)

Lewis Gonzalez (174) failed to make weight and will be fined 20 percent of his purse.

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