Anthony Pettis Misses Weight; UFC 206 Main Event Still On (With A Hitch)


Three fighters did miss weight for tomorrow night's UFC 206(results below), but the biggest fighter to miss weight was Anthony Pettis who is set to headline tomorrow nights event and challenge Max Holloway for the vacant interim featherweight title.

Pettis missed weight by two pounds and the fight will still go on as planned, but only Holloway can win the vacant interim featherweight title, if Pettis wins, the title will remain vacant until another fight can determine the champion. Whomever does become the UFC Interim Featherweight Champion will be challenging UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo at some point in 2017.

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Here is the full UFC 206 weigh-in results:

Main Card (10pm EST., PPV Outlets Worldwide)

UFC Interim Featherweight Title Decision Fight

Max Holloway (145) vs. Anthony Pettis (148) *1

Matt Brown (171) vs. Donald Cerrone (170.5)

Dooho Choi (145.5) vs. Cub Swanson (146)

Kelvin Gastelum (185) vs. Tim Kennedy (186)

Emil Meek (170.5) vs. Jordan Mein (170)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., Fox Sports 1)

Misha Cirkunov (205) vs. Nikita Krylov (206)

Olivier Aubin-Mercier (156) vs. Drew Dober (156)

Valerie Letourneau (117.5) *2 vs. Viviane Pereira (114)

Mitch Gagnon (135.5) vs. Matthew Lopez (136)

Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

John Makdessi (155) vs. Lando Vannata (156)

Rustam Khabilov (158.5) *3 vs. Jason Saggo (155)

Zach Makovsky (125) vs. Dustin Ortiz (125)


*1: Missed weight by 2 pounds

*2: Missed weight by 1.5 pounds

*3: Missed weight by 2.5 pounds

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