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Santos vs. Hill Weigh-In and Face-Off Photo Highlights

Thiago Santos and Jamahal Hill, UFC Vegas 59 Weigh-in points: Alex Behunin/Cageside Press

UFC returns to Apex this Saturday for UFC Vegas 59, which will also take place Ultimate Warrior 30.

All of the fighters in the “Fight Night” card hit the scales on Friday, with just a little drama at the end of the weigh-in window.

Brazil’s Ariane Lipski will take on compatriot Priscila Cachoeira, who weighed 129 pounds in her first flyweight bout but has not can succeed. Lipski would make a second attempt behind the barrier, shedding an extra half-pound—but it still put her well over the edge. 2.5 pounds, to be exact.

Sam Alvey also missed the mark on his first attempt, exceeding the 187-pound non-championship middleweight limit. While Alvey didn’t try to weigh in with the handicap, he did go ahead with the cut after getting clearance from the medical staff and hit 186 on his second attempt.

The full results and highlights from Friday’s UFC Vegas 59 weigh-in can be found below. The event will take place on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC Vegas 59: Santos vs. Hill weigh-in results

Master Card

light heavyweight: Thiago Santos (206) v Jamahal Hill (205)
Welterweight: Vicente Luke (170.5) v Jeff Neal (171)
heavyweight: Zach Bulgar (239) v Muhammad Usman (236.5)
Women’s Fly: Brogan Walker (125.5) v Julianna Miller (125)
heavyweight: Augusto Sakai (260) vs Sergey Spivak (249.5)
Women’s Fly: Ariana Lipsky (128.5)* and Priscila Cachoeira (125.5)

reserve card

middleweight: Sam Alvey (186) vs. Michał Oleksiejczuk (185.5)
Welterweight: Takashi Sato (170.5) v Brian Battle (171)
light: Terrence McKinney (155.5) vs Eric Gonzalez (155)
Welterweight: Jason Witt (170) vs Josh Quinlan (169)
Women’s Strawweight: Miranda Granger (115.5) vs Corey McKenna (115.5)
Women’s Bantamweight: Mayra Bueno Silva (135.5) vs. Stephanie Egger (134.5)

* Lipsky lost 2.5 pounds.After weighing 129 on the first attempt, she re-weighed behind the barrier to enter at 128.5

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