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Sports UFC 246 weigh-in results: McGregor, Cerrone hit welterweight limit

21:05  17 january  2020
21:05  17 january  2020 Source:   thescore.com

Usman would entertain McGregor fight if he 'beats someone pretty high up'

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Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone made weight Friday morning ahead of their welterweight main event at UFC 246 on Saturday in Las Vegas. The Nevada State Athletic Commission later canceled her bout against Claudia Gadelha. Here are the full UFC 246 weigh - in results

UFC 246 headliners Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone made weight without issue. At Friday’s official weigh-ins, Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone successfully hit the welterweight limit for their main event bout set to take Cerrone was the first fighter to weigh in and he hit 170 on the dot.

Conor McGregor holding his hands up© MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images / MediaNews Group / Getty

Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone made weight Friday morning ahead of their welterweight main event at UFC 246 on Saturday in Las Vegas.

Both fighters tipped the scale at 170 pounds - one pound under the limit for non-title bouts.

Here are the full UFC 246 weigh-in results:

Main card (ESPN+ PPV at 10 p.m. ET)

Conor McGregor (170) vs. Donald Cerrone (170)

Holly Holm (135.5) vs. Raquel Pennington (136)

Aleksei Oleinik (238) vs. Maurice Greene (243)

Claudia Gadelha (115.5) vs. Alexa Grasso (121.5)*

Anthony Pettis (155.5) vs. Diego Ferreira (155.5)

Preliminary card (ESPN at 8 p.m. ET)

McGregor: No bad blood with Cerrone ahead of UFC 246

  McGregor: No bad blood with Cerrone ahead of UFC 246 Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone shook hands at the start of the UFC 246 pre-fight press conference. That was the first hint there's no bitterness between the two ahead of Saturday's welterweight bout in Las Vegas. "I have respect for Donald," McGregor said Wednesday evening. "He has earned my respect through his activity and through just observing him. He steps up. He goes through divisions also - not many a man in the business does that. He'sThat was the first hint there's no bitterness between the two ahead of Saturday's welterweight bout in Las Vegas.

Given that Cerrone has competed countless times in the 155-pound lightweight division, and McGregor has made it all the way down to the Time will tell when the weigh-ins begin at UFC 12:00pm ET. Stay tuned to this page for the official UFC 246 weigh - in results (h/t MMA Fighting ).

Pictures: UFC Fight Night 170 UFC Fight Night 170 was held in an empty arena Saturday in Brazil. The ordering process for Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-views has changed: UFC 246 is only available on ESPN+ in the U.S. Most fighters hit their marks at the official weigh - in , but that

Roxanne Modafferi (125) vs. Maycee Barber (126)

Andre Fili (145.5) vs. Sodiq Yusuff (146)

Tim Elliott (125.5) vs. Askar Askarov (126)

Drew Dober (155.5) vs. Nasrat Haqparast (156)

Early preliminary card (ESPN+ at 6:15 p.m. ET)

Aleksa Camur (204) vs. Justin Ledet (205)

Brian Kelleher (136) vs. Ode Osbourne (135)

Sabina Mazo (TBD) vs. JJ Aldrich (125.5)

* Grasso misses weight by 5.5 pounds

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