UFC Vegas 61 weigh-in results: Dern and Yan make weight, one fight cancelled


Ok, so the UFC are doing their latest event behind closed doors — possibly at the behest of billionaire Mark Zuckerberg.

The event itself is headlined by Mackenzie Dern and Yan Xiaonan, both of which are hoping that one more win can catapult them into the title picture at 115 lbs. The co-main event is veterans Randy Brown and Francisco Trinaldo going at it in the welterweight division.

Further down the card there’s a wacky match-up that pits Aleksei Oleinik vs. Ilir Latifi. Also on the card, former strawweight title contender Jessica Penne takes on Tabatha Ricci.

Before any of that happens, though. The fighters need to make weight. You can watch that action below with video via The Underground.

The official weigh-ins are scheduled to take place at 12 PM ET.

Full results:

Main card (8PM ET on ESPN+):

Strawweight: Mackenzie Dern (115.5) vs. Yan Xiaonan (115.5)

Welterweight: Randy Brown (170.5) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (170)

Bantamweight: Raoni Barcelos (135.5) vs. Trevin Jones (135)

Featherweight: Sodiq Yusuf (145.5) vs. Don Shainis (146)

Catchweight (140 lbs): John Castaneda (139.5) vs. Daniel Santos (138.5)

Lightweight: Mike Davis (155) vs. Viacheslav Borshchev (155.5)

Prelim card (4PM ET on ESPN+):

Heavyweight: Aleksei Oleinik (254) vs. Ilir Latifi (253)

Strawweight: Jessica Penne vs. Tabatha Ricci *

Lightweight: Joaquim Silva (155) vs. Jesse Ronson (155.5)

Middleweight: Brendan Allen (186) vs. Krzysztof Jotko (185.5)

Light heavyweight: Maxim Grishin (205.5) vs. Philip Lins (205.5)

Catchweight (140 lbs): Julija Stoliarenko (139.5) vs. Chelsea Chandler (140)

Bantamweight: Randy Costa (135) vs. Guido Cannetti (135.5)

  • Jessica Penne vs. Tabatha Ricci has been canceled due to an illness suffered by Penne.


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