UFC Sydney weigh-in results: Main event is on; four fighters miss weight

The main event fight between former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and Marcin Tybura is official with both fighters hitting the scales this morning.

Tybura weighed in at 247 pounds (112 kg) for his five-round heavyweight fight tomorrow at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney with his opponent Werdum hitting the mark at 249 pounds (113 kg).

Aussie newcomers Jessica-Rose Clark and Nadia Kassem both missed weight as did Frank Camacho and Ryan Benoit. They they will be fined 20 percent of their purse

Main Card (2:00pm AEDT on Fox Sports 506 & UFC Fight Pass)

  • Fabricio Werdum (249 lb/112.9 kg) vs. Marcin Tybura (247 lb/112.0 kg)
  • Jessica-Rose Clark (128 lb/58.0 kg) vs. Bec Rawlings (125 lb/56.6 kg)
  • Tim Means (170 lb/77.1 kg) vs. Belal Muhammad (170 lb/77.1 kg)
  • Jake Matthews (170 lb/77.1 kg) vs. Bojan Velickovic (170 lb/77.1 kg)
  • Daniel Kelly (185 lb/83.9 kg) vs. Elias Theodorou (185 lb/83.9 kg)
  • Alex Volkanovski (149 lb/67.5 kg) vs. Shane Young (147 lb/66.6 kg) – catchweight bout

Preliminary Card (12:00pm AEDT on Fox Sports 506 & UFC Fight Pass)

  • Ryan Benoit (129 lb/58.5 kg) vs. Ashkan Mokhtarian (125 lb/56.6 kg)
  • Will Brooks (156 lb/70.7 kg) vs. Nik Lentz (155 lb/70.3 kg)
  • Anthony Hamilton (261 lb/118.3 kg) vs. Adam Wieczorek (238 lb/107.9 kg)
  • Damien Brown (155 lb/70.3 kg) vs. Frank Camacho (160 lb/72.5 kg)

Preliminary Card (10:30am AEDT on UFC Fight Pass)

  • Alex Chambers (115 lb/52.1 kg) vs. Nadia Kassem (120 lb/54.4 kg)
  • Jenel Lausa (124 lb/56.2 kg) vs. Eric Shelton (125 lb/56.6 kg)
  • Rashad Coulter (249 lb/112.9 kg) vs. Tai Tuivasa (265 lb/120.2 kg)

UFC Fight Night Sydney: Werdum vs. Tybura Event Schedule

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