UFC 265 Weigh in Results: Manel Kape Misses Weight by 3 Lbs, Derrick Lewis Weighs in 17.5 Lbs Heavier Than Ciryl Gane

Published 08/06/2021, 12:56 PM EDT


The UFC 265 event is all set to happen this weekend at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. This event is highly anticipated and will host a plethora of great fights. The main attraction of the night will be the main event clash between Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane. This fight will be for the Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship and is surely going to be an entertaining affair.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Before the fighters compete at the UFC 265 event, they stepped up for the official weigh-ins today. Starting with the main event fight, Ciryl Gane successfully made weight at 247 lbs. ‘The Black Beast’ came in at 264.5 lbs, 17.5 lbs higher than Gane, but as he was under the limit, the fight was made official.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

The co-main event between Jose Aldo and Pedro Munoz was also confirmed as the fighters made weight at (136 lb) and (135 lb) respectively. Vicente Luque successfully made weight too as he came in at (170 lbs), his fight was made official as Michael Chiesa also made weight at (170.5 lbs).

The Women Strawweight division fighters Tecia Torres and Angela Hill also made weight, with both fighters coming in at 115 lbs. Rounding up the main card was the bantamweight clash between Song Yadong and Casey Kenney. This fight was also made official as the fighters made weight at (135.5) and (136) respectively.

Following this, all the fighters competing in the late preliminary events also made weight successfully. The only fighter that was unable to make weight was Manel Kape as he came in at 129lbs missing the Flyweight limit by 3 pounds. However, it seems like the fight between Kape and Ode Osbourne will go on still as the weight discrepancy was not that high.

UFC 265: Preliminary and Early Preliminary Card: Weigh-In Results

  • 155 lbs.: Rafael Fiziev (155.5 lbs) vs. Bobby Green (156 lbs)
  • 135 lbs.: Vince Morales (136 lbs) vs. Drako Rodriguez (136 lbs)
  • 205 lbs.: Ed Herman (205.5 lbs) vs. Alonzo Menifield (204.5 lbs)
  • 115 lbs.: Karolina Kowalkiewicz (115 lbs) vs. Jessica Penne (116 lbs)

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

 

  • 125 lbs.: Manel Kape (129* lbs) vs. Ode Osbourne (125 lbs)
  • 135 lbs.: Anderson Dos Santos (135.5 lbs) vs. Miles Johns (136 lbs)
  • 125 lbs.: Melissa Gatto (124 lbs) vs. Victoria Leonardo (125 lbs)
  • 135 lbs.: Johnny Munoz (135.5 lbs) vs. Jamey Simmons (136 lbs)

* Misses Weight Limit

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Watch This Story: UFC 265: Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz Stats: Height, Reach, and More

 

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Paras Pande

556 articles

Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT