Rob Font who is scheduled to face Marlon Vera in the main event of UFC Vegas 53 missed weight by 2.5 pounds at the official weigh-in of the event.
It is Font’s first-ever weight miss in the UFC and it came right before he was about to headline an event. On the other hand, Marlon Vera successfully made weight at 136 pounds.
As a result, now the main event of UFC Vegas 53 will be a catchweight bout and Font will be fined 20% of his fight purse.
Below are the results of the UFC Vegas 53 official weigh-in.
- Marlon Vera (136) vs Rob Font (138.5*)
- Jake Collier (265) vs Andrei Arlovski (246)
- Joanderson Brito (145.5) vs Andre Fili (145.5)
- Grant Dawson (155.5) vs Jared Gordon (155.5)
- Tristan Connelly (145.5) vs Darren Elkins (146)
- Krzystof Jotko (186) vs Gerald Meerschaert (185)
- Chase Sherman (247) vs Alexandr Romanov (236.5)
- Francisco Figueiredo (125.5) vs Daniel da Silva (125)
- Yohan Lainesse (169) vs Gabe Green (170.5)
- Mike Breeden (155.5) vs Natan Levy (155)
- Shanna Young (125) vs Gina Mazany (126)
- Carlos Candelario (126) vs Tatsuro Taira (125.5)