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UFC Fight Island 5: All 26 fighters on the card hit their mark after Friday’s weigh-ins

There hasn’t been any last minutes hitches ahead of Saturday’s latest card on ‘Fight Island’.

By John Balfe - 9 Oct 2020

The latest entry into the UFC’s sequence of events on ‘Fight Island’ in Abu Dhabi is a go after every fighter on the 13-fight card successfully made weight on Friday afternoon.

The two men in the event’s headliner, Marlos Moraes and Cory Sandhagen, both hit the scales at the non-title bantamweight limit of 136-pounds, while both Edson Barboza and Makwan Amirkhani were also within the featherweight limit ahead of their co-main event scrap.

Perhaps the most memorable moment from an otherwise drama-absent weigh-in came from Brazilian fighter Markus Perez, who once again donned Heath Ledger’s ‘Joker’ make-up in advance of his face-off with the highly-rated South African debutant Dricus du Plessis.

Check out our highlight videos from both the weigh-ins and the face offs below.

MAIN CARD

Marlon Moraes (136) vs. Cory Sandhagen (136)
Edson Barboza (145.5) vs. Makwan Amirkhani (146)
Ben Rothwell (265) vs. Marcin Tybura (263)
Dricus Du Plessis (186) vs. Markus Perez (186)
Tom Aspinall (252) vs. Alan Baudot (254)
Ilia Topuria (146) vs. Youssef Zalal (146)

PRELIM CARD

K.B. Bhullar (186) vs. Tom Breese (186)
Chris Daukaus (227) vs. Rodrigo Nascimento (265)
Joaquin Buckley (185.5) vs. Impa Kasanganay (185.5)
Ali Alqaisi (136) vs. Tony Kelley (136)
Giga Chikadze (146) vs. Omar Morales (145.5)
Tracy Cortez (136) vs. Stephanie Egger (135.5)
Bruno Silva (125.5) vs. Tagir Ulanbekov (126)

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