Paige VanZant, Michelle Waterson on weight ahead of UFC Fight Night main event

BY Damon Martin • January 14, 2017

Saturday night's main event between Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson is now official after both fighters hit the scale at the official weigh-ins on Friday in Sacramento.

Waterson, who previously competed at 105-pounds while in Invicta FC, had no problem hitting the mark for her second strawweight fight since joining the UFC last year.

Waterson came in at exactly 115 pounds with a smile on her face as she stepped on the scale for her first UFC main event.

VanZant followed shortly after while standing behind a towel to remove her clothes so she could also hit the mark at 116 pounds. This is the second main event for VanZant, who will get the chance to compete in front of her adopted hometown crowd in Sacramento.

The co-main event also went off without a hitch with both Mickey Gall and Sage Northcutt amongst the first fighters to step on the scale on Friday.

Gall came in at 171 pounds while Northcutt easily made 170 pounds after bumping up to welterweight for the second time in his UFC career.

Urijah Faber weighed in for the final time in his career after announcing that he would be retiring after Saturday night. "The California Kid" came in at 136 pounds, which is the same weight his opponent Brad Pickett, who also hit the mark with no problems.

All of the other fighters competing in Sacramento also made weight ahead of the card airing live on FOX on Saturday night. Here are the full results from the weigh-ins in Sacramento.

FOX UFC FIGHT NIGHT: VANZANT VS. WATERSON (Live on FOX, 8 p.m. ET)

MAIN EVENT: Paige VanZant (116) vs. Michelle Waterson (115)

Mickey Gall (171) vs. Sage Northcutt (170)

Urijah Faber (136) vs. Brad Pickett (136)

Mike Perry (171) vs. Alan Jouban (170.5)

PRELIMS ON FS1 (5 p.m. on FS1)

Henrique da Silva (206) vs. Paul Craig (204)

Cole Miller (146) vs. Mizuto Hirota (146)

Bryan Barberena (171) vs. Colby Covington (170.5)

James Moontasri (171) vs. Alex Morono (170.5)

Josh Emmett (156) vs. Scott Holtzman (156)

Leslie Smith (135.5) vs. Irene Aldana (136)

EARLY PRELIMS ON UFC FIGHT PASS (3:30 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass)

Eddie Wineland (135) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (136)

Hector Sandoval (125.5) vs. Fredy Serrano (126)

Bojan Velickovic (170) vs. Sultan Aliev (171)


share story