Kelvin Gastelum looks ready, Diego Sanchez looks slim at UFC Fight Night weigh-ins

BY Damon Martin • November 20, 2015

There were more than a few curious eyes on the weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night in Mexico as both Kelvin Gastelum and Diego Sanchez stepped on the scale.

For Gastelum it was a return to the welterweight division, which he was forced to abandon earlier this year when he came in a whopping nine pounds over the limit when he faced Tyron Woodley.

Gastelum was forced to move to middleweight for a fight before the UFC helped pay for a nutritionist to get the former "Ultimate Fighter" winner back down to his natural fighting weight at 170-pounds.

Gastelum looked energetic as he hit the mark on Friday, tipping the scale at 171 pounds (fighters are given a one-pound allowance in non-title fights) to make his fight with Neil Magny official.

As for Sanchez, he makes his featherweight debut on Saturday night, which marks the fourth different division he's competed at since joining the UFC in 2005.

From starting out at 185-pounds all the way down to 145-pounds, Sanchez has continued to find newer and better ways to get in shape and now he'll try his hand at a brand new division in his 22nd UFC fight.

Sanchez certainly looked slimmed down for his debut fight at featherweight, but he was also in good spirits as he hit 145-pounds on the first try while pumping his fists in the air for the Mexico crowd.

Gastelum faces Neil Magny in the main event on Saturday while Sanchez draws Ricardo Lamas in the co-main event. Both fights air live on FS1 with the main card kicking off at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday night. 



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