UFC Minneapolis Weigh in results

The 24 fighters hit the scale on Friday morning.

UFC Minneapolis will go ahead with every fight as all 24 fighters successfully made weight on Friday morning. In the main event of the evening, a title shot is on the line as contenders Francis Ngannou and Junior Dos Santos square off at heavyweight.  Ngannou is coming off 2 first round finishes with a combined fight time of 1 minute 11 seconds. ‘The Predator’ weighed in at 255.5lbs this morning. Dos Santos is looking to make it 4 wins in a row and earn himself another title shot against current champion Daniel Cormier. Cigano tipped the scales at 249lbs ahead of Saturday nights fight.

In the co-main event, another title shot is on the line, this time at Flyweight as Joseph Benavidez rematches Jussier Formiga. They previously met in September 2013 and it was Benavidez who prevailed via TKO.  The American is looking to make it 3 in a row against Formiga and with a win over current champ Henry Cejudo back in 2016, he is aiming to get back to a title shot at 125lbs. Joe Jitsu weighed in at 126lbs on Friday morning. Across the cage is Jussier Formiga who is on a 4 fight win streak dating back to 2017. The submission specialist tipped the scales at 125.5 this morning.

Check out the full weigh in results below 

Main Card (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET)

Junior dos Santos (249) vs. Francis Ngannou (255.5)

Jussier Formiga (125.5) vs. Joseph Benavidez (126)

Demian Maia (171) vs. Anthony Rocco Martin (170.5)

Roosevelt Roberts (156) vs. Vinc Pichel (155.5)

Drew Dober (156) vs. Marco Polo Reyes (155)

Paul Craig (204) vs. Alonzo Menifield (204.5)

Preliminaries (ESPN, 6 p.m. ET)

Ricardo Ramos (136) vs. Journey Newson (135.5)

Eryk Anders (205) vs. Vinicius Castro (206)

Jared Gordon (155.5) vs. Dan Moret (155)

Dalcha Lungiambula (205) vs. Dequan Townsend (205)

Emily Whitmire (115) vs. Amanda Ribas (115)

Maurice Greene (256) vs. Junior Albini (266)

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