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UFC Vegas 21 weigh-in outcomes & video: Edwards vs. Muhammad set; Spann misses out on weight on very first effort

It was a rocky roadway to get here, however with the UFC Vegas 21 weigh-in lead to the books, the occasion is set for Saturday at The Peak in Las Vegas. The UFC Vegas 21 battle card is topped by Leon Edwards squaring off with Belal Muhammad in a bout that might identify the next opposition to welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. UFC Vegas 21’s centerpiece was made main within the very first 10 minutes of the Friday’s two-hour main weigh-in window. Muhammad required to the scale initially, weighing 170 pounds, while Edwards right away followed at 170.5 pounds. Edwards had actually at first been slated to deal with increasing star Khamzat Chimaev on Saturday, however that bout was ditched for the 3rd and last time. Chimaev continues to suffer remaining health results from his bout with COVID-19. With Edwards presently sitting at no. 3 in the UFC welterweight rankings, he is poised to make a title shot with an outstanding win over Muhammad. By contrast, with Muhammad ranked no. 13, he has an enormous chance to make a declaration and move himself towards the top of the department if he upsets Edwards. UFC Vegas 21 co-main eventer Ryan Spann misses out on weight UFC Vegas 21 co-main occasion fighter Ryan Spann was the last fighter to the scale, right at the end of the two-hour window. He weighed 206.5 pounds for his bout opposite Misha Cirkunov. At 0.5 pounds over the limitation, Spann was provided one hour to lose the last half-pound. If he does not, the bout will be worked out and he would likely surrender 20-percent of his battle handbag to Cirkunov to keep the bout undamaged. Considering his size, it is most likely that Spann will have the ability to lose the last half-pound and make weight within the one-hour grace duration. [UPDATE: Friday, March 12]Spann made weight on his 2nd effort, tipping the scale at 206 pounds. His battle with Cirkunov will happen as initially prepared without charge. Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder rematch gets UFC Vegas 21 thumbs-up A females’s strawweight bout in between Angela Hill and Ashley Yoder highlights the UFC Vegas 21 prelims on ESPN+. The bout was rescheduled from February’s UFC Vegas 20 battle card, after somebody from Yoder’s corner evaluated favorable for COVID-19. The bout quickly got the thumbs-up on Friday with Hill weighing 115.5 pounds and Yoder at 116 pounds. UFC Vegas 21 weigh-in outcomes: Leon Edwards (170.5) vs Belal Muhammad (170) UFC Vegas 21 weigh-in outcomes UFC Vegas 21 Main Card (8pm ET / 5pm PT on ESPN+) Welterweight Bout: Leon Edwards (170.5) vs Belal Muhammad (170)Light Heavyweight Bout: Misha Cirkunov (205) vs Ryan Spann (206.5)Featherweight Bout: Dan Ige (145.5) vs Gavin Tucker (146)Bantamweight Bout: Jonathan Martinez (136) vs Davey Grant (135.5)Flyweight Bout: Manel Kape (125.5) vs Matheus Nicolau (125.5)Middleweight Bout: Eryk Anders (186) vs Darren Stewart (185.5) UFC Vegas 21 Prelims (5pm ET / 2 pm PT on ESPN+) Women’s Strawweight Bout: Angela Hill (115.5) vs Ashley Yoder (116)Featherweight Bout: Charles Jourdain (145.5) vs Marcelo Rojo (145.5)Bantamweight Bout: Rani Yahya (136) vs Ray Rodriguez (135.5)Lightweight Bout: Nasrat Haqparast (156) vs Rafa Garcia (156)Women’s Flyweight Bout: Cortney Casey (126) vs JJ Aldrich (125.5)Women’s Strawweight Bout: Gloria de Paula (115.5) vs Jinh Yu Frey (115.5)Welterweight Bout: Matthew Semelsberger (169.5) vs Jason Witt (171) TRENDING > Rankings Evaluation: Sean Brady pushes Khamzat Chimaev out of the Leading 15 UFC Vegas 21 weigh-in outcomes: Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad make weight (Register for on YouTube)

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