UFC 231 weigh-in results: Holloway-Ortega, Shevchenko-Jedrzejczyk hit marks, make it official – MMA Mania

I think we can all breathe a little easier now that reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion, Max Holloway, has made the 145-pound mark for this Saturday night’s (Dec. 8, 2018) title defense against Brian Ortega, who also came in on weight for their championship showdown in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Watch the UFC 231 early weigh-in video here.

There was some concern about the durability of “Blessed” based on a pair of health scares earlier this year (more on that here and here), but the Hawaiian proved the naysayers wrong by hitting his mark without incident.

I guess he’s not too big after all.

Also making it official in the UFC 231 co-main event were Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. There was little doubt for this one, as “Bullet” easily made weight for her 125-pound debut earlier this year and Jedrzejczyk is a natural flyweight. They’ll collide for the vacant flyweight strap, stripped from Nicco Montano for this.

Nothing left to do now except fight.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 231 fight card on fight night (click here), starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

For much more on UFC 231 click here.

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