Moreno vs Royval rematch on weight at UFC Mexico City, 2 fighters miss

UFC Fight Night: Moreno vs Royval 2 ceremonial weigh-ins

UFC Fight Night: Moreno vs Royval 2 airs live from Arena CDMX in Mexico City on Saturday, February 24. A day before the fight show the athletes step on the scales to make it official for their respective bouts.

In the main event, former two-time UFC flyweight champion Brandon Moreno (21-7) faces recent title challenger and No. 3 ranked Brandon Royval (15-7) in the rematch. Both fighters successfully made the required non-championship limit.

Brandon Moreno weighed-in at 126 lbs. Brandon Royval showed the same. The contest is scheduled for five rounds.

In the co-main event, Yair Rodriguez (16-4) and Brian Ortega (15-3) meet in the rematch at featherweight. Both fighters came in at 146 lbs.

Edgar Chairez missed the non-title flyweight limit by 5 pounds, showing 131 lbs. His opponent, Daniel Lacerda missed weight by 1 pound, tipping the scales at 127 lbs.

Get UFC Mexico City: Moreno vs Royval 2 full fight card and weights below.

UFC Mexico City fight card

Main card

  • Brandon Moreno (126) vs. Brandon Royval (126)
  • Yair Rodriguez (146) vs. Brian Ortega (146)
  • Daniel Zellhuber (156) vs. Francisco Prado (156)
  • Raul Rosas Jr. (136) vs. Ricky Turcios (136)
  • Yazmin Jauregui (115) vs. Sam Hughes (115)
  • Manuel Torres (155) vs. Chris Duncan (156)

Preliminary card

  • Cristian Quinonez (135) vs. Raoni Barcelos (135)
  • Jesus Aguilar (126) vs. Mateus Mendonca (126)
  • Edgar Chairez (131)* vs. Daniel Lacerda (127)**
  • Claudio Puelles (156) vs. Fares Ziam (156)
  • Luis Rodriguez (126) vs. Denys Bondar (126)
  • Victor Altamirano (125) vs. Felipe dos Santos (124)
  • Erik Silva (146) vs. Muhammad Naimov (146)

*Chairez missed weight by 5 pounds
**Lacerda missed weighed by 1 pound

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

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