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:
MAIN CARD (ESPN +, 7pm ET)
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)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN +, 4 p.m. ET)
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)