The 22 fighters by weight


ABU DHABI – MMA Junkie was at the scene and reported live as fighters climbed the ladder to the official UFC on ESPN + 38 weigh-ins at Yas Island.Both main event fighters have gained weight for their untitled featherweight game, with Brian Ortega (14-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and Chan Sung Jung (16-5 MMA, 6-2 UFC) hitting the 146-pound non-title limit, though the first one came in with a distinctly different look, having shaved his head before stepping on the scales.

The two main event fighters also hit their weight with no problem, as flyweight contenders Jessica Andrade (20-8 MMA, 11-6 UFC) and Katlyn Chookagian (14-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) both reached 126 pounds, while increasing. Lightweight prospects Modestas Bukauskas (11-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Jimmy Crute (11-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) both seemed comfortable on the scales as they weighed in all two 206 lbs.

Former KSW two-division champion Mateusz Gamrot (17-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) also negotiated his first UFC weigh-in without the fuss, and he roared his approval as the commissioner confirmed he weighed 156 pounds and was ready for his featured a preliminary card game with Guram Kutateladze (11-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who tipped the scales at the same weight.

Full UFC weigh-in results on ESPN + 38 include:


Brian Ortega (146) vs. Chan Sung Jung (146) Jessica Andrade (126) vs. Katlyn Chookagian (126) Modestas Bukauskas (206) vs. Jimmy Crute (206) James Krause (171) vs. Claudio Silva (171) Thomas Almeida (146) against Jonathan Martinez (146)


Mateusz Gamrot (156) against Guram Kutateladze (156) Poliana Botelho (125) against Gillian Robertson (125.5) Jun Yong Park (185) against John Phillips (186) Jamie Mullarkey (156) against Fares Ziam (156) Gadzhimurad Antigulov ( 206) v Maxim Grishin (205.5) Said Nurmagomedov (136) v Mark Striegl (136)


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