Alex Pereira vs Jiri Prochazka rematch on weight at UFC 303, one fighter misses

UFC 303: Pereira vs Prochazka 2 weigh-in live show

UFC 303: Pereira vs Prochazka 2 airs live on pay-per-view from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 29. Following the final pre-fight press conference, a day before the fight show the athletes step on the scales to make it official for their respective bouts.

In the main event, two-division champion Alex Pereira of Brazil defends his light heavyweight title in a rematch against former champion Jiri Prochazka of Czech. To be eligible for the belt, the fighters must make the required 205 lbs championship limit.

Both fighters successfully made weight. Alex Pereira weighed-in at 204.5 lbs. Jiri Prochazka also showed 204.5 lbs. The bout is scheduled for five rounds.

The co-main event was originally set to see LA’s Brian Ortega up against Brazilian Diego Lopes at featherweight with the non-championship limit 146 lbs. The fight was moved to lightweight with both fighters coming at 155 lbs.

Jean Silva missed the non-title featherweight limit by 1.5 lbs, showing 147.5 lbs for his bout against Charles Jourdain, who was 146 lbs. He forfeits 20 percent of his purse and the fight proceeds at catchweight.

Get UFC 303: Pereira vs Prochazka 2 full fight card and weights below.

UFC 303 fight card

Main card

  • Alex Pereira (204.5) vs. Jiri Prochazka (204.5) – Pereira’s UFC light heavyweight title
  • Brian Ortega (155) vs. Diego Lopes (155)*
  • Mayra Bueno Silva (136) vs. Macy Chiasson (135.5)
  • Anthony Smith (206) vs. Roman Dolidze (205)
  • Ian Machado Garry (170) vs. Michael Page (171)

Preliminary card

  • Joe Pyfer (185.5) vs. Marc-Andre Barriault (185)
  • Cub Swanson (146) vs. Andre Fili (145.5)
  • Charles Jourdain (146) vs. Jean Silva (147.5)**
  • Payton Talbott (135.5) vs. Yanis Ghemmouri (136)

Early prelims

  • Michelle Waterson-Gomez (115) vs. Gillian Robertson (116)
  • Andrei Arlovski (245) vs. Martin Buday (264.5)
  • Rei Tsuruya (125.5) vs. Carlos Hernandez (125)
  • Ricky Simon (136) vs. Vinicius Oliveira (136)

*Fight moved to lightweight
**Silva missed weight, fight proceeds at catchweight

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a former Muay Thai fighter, sports manager and editor at FIGHTMAG.

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