August 5, 2020

UFC 248 weigh-in results: Strawweight title fight made official, Emily Whitmire misses weight

Two exciting strawweight bouts take place at UFC 248 in Las Vegas on Saturday.

On the ESPN+ prelims, Brazil’s Polyana Viana (10-4) will face Emily “Spitfire” Whitmire (4-3) in an important bout for both fighters.

In the highly anticipated co-main event, Weili Zhang (20-1) looks to defend the strawweight throne against former champ Joanna Jędrzejczyk (16-3).


UFC 246 MAIN CARD, PPV, 10 PM EST
Weili Zhang (115) vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk (115)

EARLY PRELIMS, ESPN+, 6:30 PM EST
Polyana Viana (116) vs. Emily Whitmire (117.5)*

*Whitmire missed the strawweight limit by 1.5 pounds. She was fined 20% of her purse.


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2 thoughts on “UFC 248 weigh-in results: Strawweight title fight made official, Emily Whitmire misses weight

  1. emily whitmire….i think she got this job bcuz of being friends w miesha tate, i remember from an interview 2-3 years ago. never thought she was a special fighter. missing weight? a real fan turn off. Cute tho.

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