Breaking: UFC Loses Main Event On One Days Notice, New Title Challenger Steps Up For Headliner

As part of this week’s UFC double-header of events, the Ultimate fighter 26 finale weigh in took place today, ahead of Friday’s fight card. One female missed weight at today’s weigh-ins, and main event fighter Sijara Eubanks didn’t even make it to the scales. As such, UFC fan-favorite Roxanne Modafferi has stepped up and will fight for the UFC world title on just 24-hours notice.

The Ultimate Fighter season 26 was put together to introduce the UFC’s first ever female flyweight champion. Tournament finalists Nicco Montano and Roxanne Modafferi will fight for the right to be crowned champion.

Today’s events took place from Las Vegas.

Here are the complete UFC weigh in results:

MAIN CARD: (FS1, 10 p.m. ET)
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Nicco Montano (124.5)
Barb Honchak (125.5) vs. Roxanne Modafferi (124)
Gerald Meerschaert (185) vs. Eric Spicely (185.5)
DeAnna Bennett (126) vs. Melinda Fabian ()
Brett Johns (135.5) vs. Joe Soto (135)

Montana De La Rosa (125.5) vs. Christina Marks (125.5)
Ryan Janes (185) vs. Andrew Sanchez (185.5)
Karine Gevorgyan (130.5) vs. Rachael Ostovich (125)
Ariel Beck (125.5) vs. Shana Dobson (125.5)

PRELIMINARY CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 7:30 p.m. ET)
Gillian Robertson (125.5) vs. Emily Whitmire (125)

At the time of this report, Melinda Fabian had also yet to hit the scales. Tune back here for an update once available.

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