UFC Fight Night 128 is set to take place this Saturday (April 21, 2018) on FOX Sports 1, held inside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The main event features a lightweight bout between Brazilian striker Edson Barboza and Kevin. Meanwhile, in the co-main event, Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will clash in a featherweight bout.
UFC officials held the weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 128 on Friday. Magomed Bibulatov has been pulled from his scheduled fight against Ulka Sasaki with a back injury. As well, women’s bantamweight Aspen Ladd missed weight on the first attempt and will surrender 20-percent of her fight purse to Leslie Smith who tipped the scale at 135.4.
Magomed Bibulatov has been forced to withdraw from tomorrow’s fight against Ulka Sasaki at UFC Atlantic City, sources say. A lingering back injury flared up late last night.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 20, 2018
UFC lightweight contender, Kevin “The Motown Phenom” Lee, missed weight for his UFC Fight Night 128 headliner. Lee tipped the scale at 157 pounds will surrender 20-percent of his purse to Edson Barboza, who tipped the scale at 155.6 pounds. But shortly after the weigh-ins, Lee issues an apology:
Check out the weigh-in results below:
Main Card (FS1, at 10 p.m. ET)
Edson Barboza (155.6) vs. Kevin Lee (157)
Frankie Edgar (145.6) vs. Cub Swanson (145)
Chase Sherman (247) vs. Justin Willis (265.4)
David Branch (186) vs. Thiago Santos (185.8)
Aljamain Sterling (135.2) vs. Brett Johns (135.8)
Jim Miller (155.4) vs. Dan Hooker (155.6)
Preliminary Card (FS1, at 8 p.m. ET)
Ryan LaFlare (170.6) vs. Alex Garcia (171)
Magomed Bibulatov vs. Ulka Sasaki – (Bibulatov forced to withdraw due to a back injury)
Siyar Bahadurzada (171) vs. Luan Chagas (170)
Corey Anderson (205) vs. Patrick Cummins (205.6)
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. ET)
Leslie Smith (135.4) vs. Aspen Ladd (137.8)
Merab Dvalishvili (135.2) vs. Ricky Simon (135.8)
Tony Martin (170.6) vs. Keita Nakamura (170.6)
#UFCAC weigh-ins live from Atlantic City.
Posted by MMA Junkie on Friday, April 20, 2018
The official ceremonial weigh-ins will be starting at 5 p.m.