UFC on ABC 4: Rozenstruick vs. Almeida weigh-in results: Prelims lose one fight

The weigh ins for UFC on ABC 4 take place this Friday, May 12th in Charlotte, North Carolina.

By: Jack Wannan | 2 weeks ago
UFC on ABC 4: Rozenstruick vs. Almeida weigh-in results: Prelims lose one fight
Jailton Almeida is expected to weigh-in before his UFC on ABC 4 main event against Jairzinho Rozenstruick. | IMAGO / ZUMA Wire

Heavyweights will get the main event spotlight this weekend at UFC on ABC 4, with a mid-day Fight Night card from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Weigh-ins for the 12-fight lineup are scheduled to go down this morning, giving all 24 fighters involved in the show a chance to make weight for their contracted limits and secure their show purses.

The show will be headlined by Jairzinho Rozenstruick and Jailton Almeida. The matchup is a clash between a man that has faced some of the top names in the division over the past couple years, and a fighter on a fast rise, just reaching that upper echelon of the weight class this year.

Can Almeida keep his hype train going?

A lot of focus this weekend will be on main event newcomer Almeida.

Almeida is a highly-touted prospect that has yet to lose in the UFC. He has fought down at light heavyweight but is currently focused on success at heavyweight in his appearance this weekend. He has already picked up a win this year, overcoming Shamil Abdurakhimov in January with a second-round finish victory.

In the headlining spot this weekend, Almeida could pick up his fifth consecutive UFC win and also his first in a five-round main event spotlight.

Saturday is nothing new for ‘Bigi Boy’

Rozenstruick is certainly no stranger to the main event picture in the UFC. This weekend will be the fifth time that he headlines a card for the promotion since he joined them in 2019.

“Bigi Boy” is coming off an incredibly quick win from December, when he stopped Chris Daukaus in just 23 seconds with punches. A win this weekend would give the ranked heavyweight a two-fight winning streak for the first time in over three years.

Veterans part of UFC’s return to Charlotte

Veterans will also be showcased this weekend. In the co-main event of the evening, former title challenger Anthony Smith will take on flashy light heavyweight Johnny Walker. Lower in the lineup, notable talents like Tim Means, Matt Brown, and Court McGee will also appear.

A KO/TKO win for Brown could make him tied for the all-time UFC record for victories via knockout stoppage. He currently has 12, which is one less than record-holder Derrick Lewis. He’ll look to tie that total when he goes up against McGee.

UFC on ABC 4 marks the UFC’s first return to Charlotte, North Carolina in half a decade. The last time they held an event there was also for a network TV event, with UFC on Fox in January 2018. That card was headlined by a rematch between Jacare Souza and Derek Brunson.

UFC on ABC 4 weigh-in results

Before fighters get the chance to appear on ESPN and ABC on Saturday afternoon, they must make weight on Friday morning. The weigh-in for this Fight Night event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. ET and will run for a total of two hours.

Check out the UFC on ABC 4 lineup below to see the weigh-in results as they come in this morning. If you want to also watch along, a live stream of the weigh-ins will be added below shortly before they begin.

Main Card (3 p.m. ET) (ABC / ESPN+)

Preliminary Card (11:30 a.m. ET) (ESPN / ESPN+)

*Weight management issues for Pete Rodriguez have caused his bout against Natan Levy to depart Saturday’s card.

**Bryan Battle missed the welterweight limit by two pounds. 20 percent of his fight purse went to opponent Gabe Green due to this miss.

***Daniel Rodriguez missed the welterweight limit by half a pound upon the first attempt. He later made weight, hitting the 170-pound limit for his bout.

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Jack Wannan is a reporter for Bloody Elbow. He joined the site in 2023 after previously writing for MMA-Prospects.com and Knockdown News. He is currently in the process of earning a bachelor's degree in journalism at Toronto Metropolitan University.

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