UFC Fight Island 4 weigh-in results: Holm, Aldana make weight

Holly Holm, UFC Fight Island 4

On Saturday night, the UFC will return to our screens with the under-the-radar UFC Fight Island 4 card on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

The UFC Fight Island 4 event will be topped by a women’s bantamweight fight between the division’s former champion, Holly Holm, and surging Mexican contender Irene Aldana. If Aldana wins this fight, the expectation is that she’ll earn a crack at reigning bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, while Holm could also be right back in title contention with a victory.

“A knockout always feels so good and a submission feels so good,” Aldana told BJPENN.com ahead of the fight. “A victory is a victory so I want to do my best and take my fighting to the best level,” she explained. “The best way to win a fight is by getting a finish and I’m always with that mentality. I’m not forcing a finish, though. If I have the opportunity, I will finish her.”

The UFC Fight Island 4 event will be co-headlined by a heavyweight fight between Yorgan De Castro and Carlos Felipe. Other attractions include a bantamweight contender clash between Germaine de Randamie and Julianna Pena, and an undercard welterweight scrap between former interim champion Carlos Condit and The Ultimate Fighter star Court McGee.

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On Friday morning, the fighters on the UFC Fight Island 4 lineup stepped onto the scales to weigh in for battle. In a rare twist, none of the athletes competing on the bill missed weight.

See the full weigh-in results for the card below (via MMA Junkie):

MAIN CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 10:30 p.m. ET)

  • Holly Holm (136) vs. Irene Aldana (136)
  • Yorgan De Castro (261) vs. Carlos Felipe (263)
  • Germaine de Randamie (136) vs. Julianna Pena (135.5)
  • Cameron Else (136) vs. Kyler Phillips (136)
  • Dusko Todorovic (186) vs. Dequan Townsend (186)

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 7:30 p.m. ET)

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  • Carlos Condit (171) vs. Court McGee (170.5)
  • Josh Culibao (145.5) vs. Charles Jourdain (145)
  • Nassourdine Imavov (185.5) vs. Jordan Williams (182)
  • Jinh Yu Frey (116) vs. Loma Lookboonmee (116)
  • Heili Alateng (136) vs. Casey Kenney (136)
  • Jessin Ayari (156) vs. Luigi Vendramini (156)

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