Mixed martial arts fans across the UAE and beyond will be able to attend the eagerly-anticipated official weigh-in
for UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier - taking place on Friday, Sept.
for Khabib-Poirier showdown next Friday forms part of the program for Abu Dhabi Showdown Week.
Abu Dhabi: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fans across the UAE and beyond will be able to attend for free the Abu Dhabi Showdown Week's official weigh-in
of UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier scheduled to take place September 6.
"The annual weigh-in
is when keepers make sure all information is up to date and takes about a week.
"Maintenance" teams are available for those individuals who feel they have reached a healthy weight and just want to weigh-in
routinely to keep from regaining the weight they have lost.
sessions are optional and will take place between 7pm-7.30pm.
White revealed that the UFC is making an effort to do away with the early weigh-ins
and go back to the original format, which was a late afternoon public weigh-in
event before fight day.
Molly McCann failed to make the 125lbs limit for her UFC debut against Gillian Robertson at today's lunchtime weigh-in
, while headliner and hometown fighter Darren Till also failed on the scales.
: A boxer must weigh-in
at the scheduled time and if they are not at the correct weight they have just an hour to return and achieve it.
From the Field--On many waters, bass tournaments often are held at a limited number of locations where after the weigh-in
anglers release bass at that site.
What happened at Lake Muturikwi is definitely not the norm, and it was just fortuitous or maybe unfortunate that the weigh-in
area was so close to the water that the 'toss' seemed a viable option.
Chisora's antics before the February 18 fight in Germany also caused outrage, with the Londoner slapping Vitali at the weigh-in
and spitting water over his brother Wladimir prior to the bout.