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TUF 24 Finale Weigh-ins: Video and Results

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Ahead of Saturday’s TUF 24 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada, the 24 scheduled fighters hit the scales to make weight for their respective bouts.

The early weigh-ins kick off at 11 a.m. ET, with fighters given the chance to make weight with more time to spare for rehydration before they fight on Saturday. The full results can be seen at the bottom of this post as they become available.

The official TUF 24 Finale weigh-ins ceremony takes place at 6 p.m. ET on Friday at the Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas, the same location where the fights take place on Saturday night. The ceremonial weigh-ins can be viewed live right here on MMA Latest News so be sure to bookmark this post and head back over at 6 p.m. ET on Friday.

Headlining the event is a flyweight title fight between dominant champion Demetrious Johnson, and the winner of TUF 24 Tim Elliott. Johnson will be looking to make the ninth successful defence of his title.

In the co-main event opposing TUF 24 coaches Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo meet hoping to get themselves back into title contention at 125 pounds.

Main Card (FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET)
Demetrious Johnson (124.5) vs. Tim Elliott (125)
Joseph Benavidez (125.5) vs. Henry Cejudo (125.5)
Jake Ellenberger (170.25) vs. Jorge Masvidal (171)
Jarod Cannonier (204) vs. Ion Cutelaba (205.5)
Alexis Davis (134.75) vs. Sara McMann (135.5)
Ryan Benoit (125.5) vs. Brandon Moreno (126)

Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET)
Ryan Hall (145) vs. Gray Maynard (145.5)
Rob Font (135.5) vs. Matt Schnell (135.5)
Dong Hyun Kim (155.5) vs. Brendan O’Reilly (155)
Kailin Curran (116) vs. Jamie Moyle (115)

Early Preliminary Card (Fight Pass 7 p.m. ET)
Elvis Mutapcic (185) vs. Anthony Smith (185.5)
Devin Clark (205.5) vs. Josh Stansbury (204.5)

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*WATCH* DaveNoseMMA – Aljamain Sterling Knockout Aftermath

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In this video, MMA Latest’s Dave Noseworthy shares his thoughts on Marlon Moraes’ brutal knockout of Aljamain Sterling that took place this past weekend at UFC Fresno.

Check out Dave’s thoughts below:

 

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Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Official for UFC 220

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UFC 220 in Boston, Massachusetts has its main event. Stipe Miocic (17-2) will put his belt on the line for the third time against rising heavyweight star, Francis Ngannou (11-1)

Rumors surrounded the match-up for UFC 220 after Ngannou’s first round knockout over Alistair Overeem, at UFC 218. The Cameroonian heavyweight called for the fight himself. In his octagon interview proceeding his most recent victory, Ngannou stated:

“I’m feeling good… I’m on my way to a title shot”.

The heavy handed Ngannou has finished all of his opponents in all of his six UFC bouts. A streak which includes a kimura submission over Anthony Hamilton and a TKO victory against former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski. Overall, he holds a ten fight win streak. His only defeat came by way of unanimous decision to Zoumana Cisse, in his second professional MMA fight.

If victorious, Ngannou would become the first African-born champion in UFC history.

Not to be diminished, Stipe Miocic rides his a streak of his own into the beantown match-up. Five consecutive wins, five knockouts and the past four of which, ended in the first round. A victory in Boston for the champ would make him the longest reigning heavyweight champion in UFC history. Currently, Miocic is one of three heavyweights, in the promotions entirety, whom has successfully defended the belt twice.

UFC 220 will be held at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on January 20th, 2018. The pay-per-view (PPV) card will also feature light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, as he faces challenger Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir.

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Ladies Fight Night 7: “Double Trouble” Preview

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Polish women’s federation Ladies Fight Night is going to celebrate their second birthday this year on the 15th to 17th of December. Two days, two events with a lot of great bouts.

LFN in Poland is being titled the new Invicta FC. The Polish owners created this federation to give European women a chance to fight on a big platform.

Hosting their first ever event in December 2015, LFN will hold two great cards next week, that will feature women who have fought under many prestigious promotions, such as the UFC, Invicta, Bellator, Glory, and Kunlun.

Two days of fantastic fights, intensified by a double dose of sports impressions. The name is not accidental, LFN 7 / LFN 8 combines two events, during which the best Polish fighters will be shown, as well as the best fighters from Europe (including France, Sweden, Italy, the Czech Republic and Romania)

The stakes are high, and we are electrified by the clashes between warriors such as Żaneta Cieśla vs Silvia La Notte and Patricia Axling vs. Cindy Silvestri. Mainly due to their vastness of their experience in the cage.

In the fight of the evening, the talented Romanian Cristina Stanciu will face Magdaléna Šormovádo. Stanciu fought twice in the UFC, but she was unfortunately cut from the promotion after suffering consecutive losses to Cortney Casey and Maryna Moroz.

Judyta Rymarzak vs Marta Waliczek is an amazing fight between two experienced kickboxers. Both making their pro MMA debuts on the night, we will witness a one-of-a-kind duel between two kickboxing perfectionists, as they look to transcend their skills into the MMA world.

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