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February 26, 2021
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Although typically a formality, the
Ultimate Fighting Championship weigh-ins of late have each
brought their fair share of drama, this week included.
The UFC’s busy February comes to an end this weekend as it puts on
its fourth event in as many weeks.
UFC Fight Night 186 will see heavyweight contenders Jairzinho
Rozenstruik and Ciryl Gane
look to make a statement at the other’s expense. The 10-fight card
is now official after the weigh-ins took place, but not everyone
made their contracted weight.
The biggest miss on the scales came from Maxim
Grishin as he missed the light heavyweight limit by 4.5 pounds.
The card also lost a welterweight bout between Ramazan
Kuramagomedov and Alex
Oliveira after the Russian withdrew due to illness, per
MMA Fighting. The cancellation was later
confirmed by the UFC.
Having successfully bounced back from the first loss of his career
by knocking out former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos
Santos, Rozenstruik (11-1) looks to pick up another impressive
scalp here. Prior to being knocked out by Francis
Ngannou, “Bigi Boy” had KO’d Alistair
Crowder, and Junior
Albini inside the Octagon. Rozenstruik stepped on the scales at
Also coming off a knockout win over dos Santos is Gane (7-0). The
French fighter has impressed in his four bouts inside the Octagon
and has shown off a well-rounded game by submitting Raphael
Pessoa and Don’Tale
Mayes. “Bon Gamin” officially weighed 247 pounds for his first
UFC main event.
UFC Fight Night 186 will stream entirely on ESPN+. You can watch
the prelims at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT, while the main card kicks off
at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
UFC Fight Night 186 Weigh-in Results:
Rozenstruik (254.5) vs. Ciryl Gane
Krylov (205.5) vs. Magomed
De La Rosa (126) vs. Mayra
Bueno Silva (125.5)
Munhoz (135.5) vs. Jimmie
Hill (116) vs. Ashley
Caceres (146) vs. Kevin Croom
Hernandez (156) vs. Thiago
Davis (135) vs. Sabina Mazo
Cachero (135.5) vs. Ronnie
Jacoby (204.5) vs. Maxim
* Grishin missed weight by 4.5 pounds and has been fined 30
percent of his purse.