UFC on ESPN+ 17 takes place this Saturday September 21 from the Arena Ciudad de MexicoinMexico City, Mexico.
The main card is set to be co-headlined by an exciting women’s strawweight showdown between Carla Esparza and Alexa Grasso. Elsewhere on the main card, Irene Aldana takes on promotional newcomer, Vanessa Melo.
Meanwhile on the preliminary card, Sijara Eubanks takes on Bethe Correia and Angela Hill battles another promotional newcomer in Ariane Carnelossi.
Ahead of Saturday’s event, all fighters successfully made weight apart from short-notice newcomer, Vanessa Melo. Take a look at the official weigh-in results below:
UFC Fight Night 159 Main Card:
115 lbs.: Carla Esparza (115) vs. Alexa Grasso (116)
135 lbs.: Irene Aldana (135) vs. Vanessa Melo (140*)
UFC Fight Night 159 Prelims Card:
115 lbs.: Angela Hill (115) vs. Ariane Carnelossi (112)
135 lbs.: Sijara Eubanks (135) vs. Bethe Correia (136)
*Melo missed weight and will be fined 20% of her purse.