UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai- Weigh-Ins Results

Published 06/04/2021, 2:48 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 27: (R-L) Jairzinho Rozenstruik of Suriname punches Ciryl Gane of France in a heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on February 27, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai is the UFC event set to happen on Saturday. UFC will be returning after a layoff of two weeks. The main event features a Top-10 match-up between Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Augusto Sakai to decide who gets closer to a title shot.

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Here are the results for the weigh-ins of UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai.

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Main Card
J. Rozenstruik (254) vs.  Augusto Sakai (255.5)

Walt Harris (264) vs.  Marcin Tybura (251)

Roman Dolidze (186) vs.  L. Staropoli (185)

S. Ponzinibbio (170.5) vs.  Miguel Baeza (171)

Duško Todorović (186) vs.  Gregory Rodrigues (186)

Tom Breese (186) vs.  Antônio Arroyo (186)

Preliminary Card

Makwan Amirkhani (146) vs.  Kamuela Kirk (146)

Montana De La Rosa (126) vs.  Ariane Lipski (124.5)

Tanner Boser (242)  vs.  Ilir Latifi (240)

Francisco Trinaldo (169.5)  vs.  Muslim Salikhov (171)

Alan Patrick (154.5) vs.  Mason Jones (156)

Manon Fiorot (125.5) vs.  Tabatha Ricci (124.5)

Youssef Zalal (146)  vs.  Sean Woodson (145)

Claudio Puelles (155) vs.  Jordan Leavitt (156)

There were no surprises, and every single fighter made weight. As of now, there are no changes lined up. Barring any last-minute injuries or other problems, this card has been finalized.

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UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai pushing for a massive change in the UFC heavyweight division

Rozenstruik vs. Sakai is not the only heavyweight fight on the main card, as Marcin Tybura and Walt Harris are also set to battle it out.

All four men are in the Top-15 of the official UFC rankings for the heavyweight division. Rozenstruik is the highest-ranked of the lot at #6. On the other hand, Tybura is the lowest at #11.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 30: (L-R) Augusto Sakai of Brazil kicks Blagoy Ivanov of Bulgaria in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on May 30, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

The winners of these two fights are likely to rise in the rankings, with one of Rozenstruik or Sakai possibly breaking through to the Top-10. Rozenstruik will look to come back from his loss against rising heavyweight superstar Ciryl Gane in his last fight.

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Similarly, Sakai needs a win, too, after losing to Alistair Overeem in his last fight. This fight is going to be wild from start to finish.

Do you think Augusto Sakai can beat Jairzinho Rozenstruik on Saturday?

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Aniket Awasthi is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. This STEM undergraduate combines an insatiable urge to write with his admiration for MMA and the UFC in general to enhance his journalism. He calls charismatic names like Chael Sonnen and 'The Count' Michael Bisping as his favorite fighters, but he is a great admirer of the rise of Israel Adesanya ever since he fought Rob Wilkinson at UFC 221.

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