UFC on ESPN 5 Main Headliner Bout Set, Two Fighters Misses Weight

Robbie Lawler Colby Covington
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UFC On ESPN 5 Weigh-In Results

UFC will stage a UFC on ESPN 5 MMA event tomorrow night (Sat., Aug. 3, 2019) from inside the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The main headliner features a welterweight bout between former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington and ex-welterweight champ Robbie Lawler.

Meanwhile in the co-main Clay Guida will meet Jim Miller in a lightweight bout.

Before all the fighters enter the Octagon, they went through the weigh-in procedure. The promotion held the weigh-in ceremony earlier today at UFC host hotel in Newark, N.J.

All the fighters made weight, but two of them missed the weight.

Dong Hyun Ma tipped the scale 158 pounds for his bout against Scott Holtzman, so commission fined Ma 20 percent for the violation.

Cole Williams weighted 176 pounds for his showdown against Claudio Silva, so that mean Williams was fined 30 percent of his fight purse, which will be given to Silva.

Check out below UFC Newark weigh-in results:

Main Card (ESPN, 3 p.m. ET)

Colby Covington (171) vs. Robbie Lawler (170)
Jim Miller (154.75) vs. Clay Guida (154.5)
Joaquim Silva (155.25) vs. Nasrat Haqparast (156)
Trevin Giles (185) vs. Gerald Meerschaert (185.5)
Scott Holtzman (156) vs. Dong Hyun Ma (158*)
Darko Stosic (206) vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu (205.5)

Preliminary Card: ((ESPN, 12 p.m. ET)

Mickey Gall (169.75) vs. Saleem Touahri (170)
Antonina Shevchenko (125) vs. Lucie Pudilova (125.5)
Jordan Espinosa (126) vs. Matt Schnell (126)
Lauren Murphy (126) vs. Mara Romero Borella (125)
Claudio Silva (170.25) vs. Cole Williams (176**)
Hannah Goldy (125) vs. Miranda Granger (125)

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