UFC 271 weigh-in results: William Knight misses weight by twelve pounds

Israel Adesanya

UFC 271 serves as the second pay-per-view event of 2022 and is slated to feature a total of fifteen contests.

The weigh-ins are taking place at the UFC host hotel in Houston, Texas. The nearby Toyota Center will feature tomorrows event, February 12th, which hosts the main card on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.

Main card fight cards include, in the middleweight division, Israel Adesanya (21-1 MMA) vs Robert Whittaker (23-5 MMA), their second matchup for the promotions 185lbs title. At heavyweight Derrick Lewis (26-8 MMA) vs Tai Tuivasa (14-3 MMA) and at middleweight Derek Bruson (23-7 MMA) vs Jared Cannonier (14-5 MMA).

It should be noted that:

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  • Perez has missed his weight class limit by 2 pounds
  • Knight missed his weight class by 12 pounds, as a result the bout was shifted to the heavyweight division.

Get the full UFC 271 weigh-in results below – refresh for updates (h/t MMAJunkie):

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Champ Israel Adesanya (184) vs. Robert Whittaker (184) – for middleweight title
  • Derrick Lewis (266) vs. Tai Tuivasa (265)
  • Derek Brunson () vs. Jared Cannonier (185)
  • Kyler Phillips (136) vs. Marcelo Rojo (136)
  • Bobby Green (155.5) vs. Nasrat Haqparast (156)

UFC 271 PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN/ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Andrei Arlovski (246) vs. Jared Vanderaa (265)
  • Roxanne Modafferi (126) vs. Casey O’Neill (125.5)
  • Alex Perez (128) vs. Matt Schnell (126)**
  • Maxim Grishin (206) vs. William Knight (218)**

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)

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  • Ronnie Lawrence (136) vs. Mana Martinez (136)
  • Alexander Hernandez (156) vs. Renato Moicano (156)
  • Fabio Cherant (206) vs. Carlos Ulberg (204)
  • AJ Dobson (185) vs. Jacob Malkoun (186)
  • Douglas Silva de Andrade (136) vs. Sergey Morozov (135)
  • Blood Diamond (170) vs. Jeremiah Wells (170.5)

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