The UFC is back in the APEX facility tomorrow evening with a card headlined by middleweights Sean Strickland and Jack Hermansson.
This is the second main event for Strickland, who recently admitted that his shift in tone over the past 12 months, which includes making outlandish and violent statements, has been part of an act to try and keep himself relevant (and employed). He beat Uriah Hall last time out n his first ever UFC main event.
Hermansson was knocking on the door of a UFC title fight until he suffered a losses to Jared Cannonier and Marvin Vettori. Recently he rebounded with a decisive win over Edmen Shahbazyan.
Also on the main card, highly impressive—and undefeated—Kazakh Shavkat Rakhmonov will face the Guyanese Carlston Harris. There’s also Sam Alvey vs. Brendan Allen, Tresean Gore vs. Bryan Battle, Punahele Soriano vs. Nick Maximov and Julian Erosa vs. Steven Peterson.
The prelim card is headlined by Miles Johns vs. John Castaneda. Hakeem Dawodu is also on the prelims. He faces former TUF champ Michael Trizano. Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Alexis Davis is also on the prelims. She takes on Julija Stoliarenko.
Before any of these fights happen, though, the fighters have to make weight. And you can watch all their attempts below with video provided by Ag. Fight. The live stream for UFC Vegas 47 begins at 12 PM ET on ESPN+.
Middleweight; Jack Hermansson (185.5) vs. Sean Strickland (185.5)
Middleweight: Punahele Soriano (185) vs. Nick Maximov (185)
Welterweight: Shavkat Rakhmonov (170.5) vs. Carlston Harris (169)
Light heavyweight: Sam Alvey (205) vs. Brendan Allen (205)
Middleweight: Tresean Gore (186) vs. Bryan Battle (185.5)
Featherweight: Julian Erosa (145.5) vs. Steven Peterson (149)*
Prelim card (4 PM ET on ESPN+):
Bantamweight: Miles Johns (135.5) vs. John Castaneda (136)
Featherweight: Hakeem Dawodu (146) vs. Mike Trizano (145.5
Middleweight: Chidi Njokuani (185) vs. Marc-Andre Barriault (184.5)
Bantamweight: Alexis Davis (135) vs. Julija Stoliarenko (135.5)
Light heavyweight: Jailton Almeida (203) vs. Danilo Marques (205.5)
Welterweight: Jason Witt (171) vs. Philip Rowe (170.5)
Flyweight: Malcolm Gordon (126) vs. Denys Bondar (125)
*Steven Peterson missed weight by 3 lbs.
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