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UFC Atlantic City Weigh-In Drama: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot, Luque vs. Buckley, and More Main Card Anticipation

Blanchfield vs. Fiorot
UFC Atlantic City Weigh-In

In a high-stakes prelude to UFC Atlantic City's main card showdowns, the weigh-ins brought both excitement and suspense as fighters geared up for their crucial matchups.

Headlining the event, Erin Blanchfield and Manon Fiorot set the stage for a captivating clash, weighing in at 125 pounds and 125.25 pounds, respectively. Ranked No. 2 and No. 3 in the UFC Flyweight division, Blanchfield and Fiorot are poised to vie for the coveted No. 1 contender spot and a shot at flyweight gold.

In the co-main event, welterweight powerhouses Vicente Luque and Joaquin Buckley hit the mark at 170 pounds each, signaling an explosive battle for supremacy in their division. With Luque's established position and Buckley's knockout prowess, fans anticipate a showdown of epic proportions.

Adding to the intrigue, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman successfully weighed in at 186 pounds, ready to reverse his recent slump against the formidable Bruno Silva, also at 186 pounds. Weidman's quest for redemption and Silva's hunger for dominance promise a gripping showdown.

Meanwhile, the featherweight bout between Julio Arce and Herbert Burns took an unexpected turn when Arce missed weight, coming in at 147.25 pounds, exceeding the allowed limit. Despite the setback, the fight proceeds, with Arce facing a penalty of 20% of his purse.

The main card lineup also features Nurzultan Ruziboev vs. Sedriques Dumas in a middleweight clash, Bill Algeo vs. Kyle Nelson in a featherweight showdown, and Chidi Njokuani vs. Rhys McKee in a welterweight battle, rounding out an action-packed evening of MMA excellence.

Stay tuned as these elite athletes step into the Octagon, ready to deliver thrilling performances and etch their names in UFC history. The stage is set for an unforgettable night of fights at UFC Atlantic City.


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