UNIONDALE, N.Y. – MMA Junkie was on scene and reporting live from Friday’s official UFC on ABC 3 fighter weigh-ins.
The early weigh-ins took place at the UFC host hotel in Uniondale, N.Y., and precede the ceremonial weigh-ins for the fans, which take place at 4 p.m. ET at UBS Arena in Elmont, N.Y. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event, which has a main card on ABC/ESPN+ following prelims on ESPN/ESPN+.
Among those weighing in were former featherweight title challenger Brian Ortega (15-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and Yair Rodriguez (13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC), who meet in the main event, and women’s flyweights Amanda Lemos (11-2-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Michelle Waterson (18-9 MMA, 6-5 UFC), who fight in the co-feature. In addition, former women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate (19-8 MMA, 6-5 UFC) takes on Lauren Murphy (15-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC).
We have ourselves a #UFCLongIsland main event!
Brian Ortega (146) and Yair Rodriguez (145.4) had 0️⃣ issues on the scale at official weigh-ins.
— MMA Junkie (@MMAJunkie) July 15, 2022
Every athlete on the card hit the mark ahead of the event.
The full UFC on ABC 3 weigh-in results include:
MAIN CARD (ABC/ESPN+, 2 p.m. ET)
- Brian Ortega (146) vs. Yair Rodriguez (145.4)
- Amanda Lemos (116) vs. Michelle Waterson (115)
- Li Jingliang (170.6) vs. Muslim Salikhov (170.8)
- Su Mudaerji (125.8) vs. Matt Schnell (126)
- Shane Burgos (145.8) vs. Charles Jourdain (145.6)
- Lauren Murphy (125.2) vs. Miesha Tate (125.8)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN/ESPN+, 11 a.m. ET)
- Dalcha Lungiambula (185.6) vs. Puna Soriano (185.6)
- Jack Shore (136) vs. Ricky Simon (135.6)
- Bill Algeo (146) vs. Herbert Burns (145.4)
- Dustin Jacoby (205) vs. Da-un Jung (205.6)
- Dwight Grant (184.4) vs. Dustin Stoltzfus (185.6)
- Emily Ducote (115.6) vs. Jessica Penne (115.8)
For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC on ABC 3.