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Katar, Emmett, Kelly Heavy

Katar, Emmett, Kelly Heavy

AUSTIN, TX – MMA Junkie was at the scene and gave a live report from a Friday official UFC on ESPN 37 Fighter weights, where all but one fighter on the card hit their marks.

In the main event, Calvin Cuttar (23-5 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will face Josh Emmett (17-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) in a featherweight match. The first fighter’s train was the scales in the two-hour window and weighed 146 pounds. Emmett arrived about 20 minutes later and was 145.5 years old to become the tournament official.

In the lightweight joint advantage, Donald Cerrone (36-16 MMA, 23-13 UFC) meets Joe Lauzon (28-15 MMA, 15-12 UFC) in a battle between two UFC majors. The match was postponed from early May after Cerrone fell ill on the day of the fight. Cerrone came in at 155 pounds; The price of Luzon was 154.75.

The only foul came from Tony Kelly (8-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC), who was a heavyweight in his welterweight bout against Adrian Yanez (15-3 MMA, 4-0 UFC) to close out the initial card. Kelly weighed in at 137.5 pounds and will be fined a percentage of his wallet. Yanez weighed in at 135.5.

The weigh-ins were performed at the host UFC hotel in Austin, Texas. The nearby Moody Center is hosting the Saturday Card, which airs on ESPN and streams on ESPN+.

Complete UFC weight results on ESPN 37 included:

Main Card (ESPN/ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)

Calvin Cater (146) vs. Josh Emmett (145.5) Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Joe Luzon (154.75) vs. Kevin Holland (170) vs. Tim Maines (170.5) vs. Joaquin Buckley (184) vs. Albert Douriev (185.5) Damir Ismagulov (155) vs. Guram Kottiladze (155.5) Julian Marques (185.5) vs. Gregory Rodriguez (185.5)

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Primary Card (ESPN 2 / ESPN+, 4 p.m. ET)

Tony Kelly (137.5) vs. Adrian Yanez (135.5) Yasmine Gasodavicius (124.75) vs. Natalia Silva (125.5) Kurt McGee (170) vs. Jeremiah Wells (171) vs. Dani Chavez (145) vs. Ricardo Ramos (146) Gloria De Paula (115) v Maria Oliveira (115) Cody Staman (135.5) vs Eddie Wineland (135) Phil Howes (185) vs Deron Wayne (186) Kyle Dukaus (185.5) Roman Dulze (185.5)

* Kelly missed the bantam weight limit and will be fined a percentage of his wallet.