UFC on ESPN 58 Weigh-in Results: Ulanbekov vs. Van Scratched

June 15, 2024
After a turbulent week of high-profile fight cancellations, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is hoping for some better headlines coming out of UFC on ESPN 58.

The 11-fight card is headlined by a fight between flyweight contenders Alex Perez and Tatsuro Taira. Both fighters successfully made weight for the five-round affair, which will pit a former title challenger against an undefeated contender. As for the rest of the card, everyone made weight with the exception of Tagir Ulanbekov, who came in 3.5 pounds over the flyweight limit for his fight against Joshua Van. As a result, the bout has been canceled.

This marks the third UFC main event for Perez (25-8), who recently snapped a three-fight losing streak by knocking out Matheus Nicolau in vicious fashion earlier this year. The 32-year-old is staying busy as this is his third fight of 2024. Perez officially stepped on the scale weighing 126 pounds exactly.

Meanwhile, the undefeated Taira has a sterling 15-0 record. Totally unblemished, the 24-year-old will face his toughest fight yet as he's taking a significant step up in competition. The Japanese fighter is 5-0 inside the Octagon and most recently picked up wins over Edgar Chairez and Carlos Hernandez. The Okinawa native officially weighs 126 pounds on the dot for his first UFC main event.

UFC on ESPN 58's prelims will stream on ESPN2 and ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on Saturday. Then the main card will kick off on ESPN2 and ESPN+ at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.

UFC on ESPN 58 Weigh-in Results:

Alex Perez (126) vs. Tatsuro Taira (126)

Douglas Silva de Andrade (136) vs. Miles Johns (135)

Timothy Cuamba (145) vs. Lucas Almeida (146)

Brady Hiestand (135) vs. Garrett Armfield (135.5)

Asu Almabaev (125.5) vs. Jose Johnson (126)

Josh Quinlan (169.5) vs. Adam Fugitt (170)

Tagir Ulanbekov (129.5)* vs. Joshua Van (125.5)

Jimmy Flick (126) vs. Nathan Maness (125.5)

Carli Judice (126) vs. Gabriella Fernandes (125.5)

Jeka Saragih (145) vs. Westin Wilson (146)

Melquizael Costa (145) vs. Nuerdanbieke Shayilan (145.5)

Josefine Lindgren Knutsson (114.5) vs. Julia Polastri (116)

Reference: https://www.sherdog.com/news/news/UFC-on-ESPN-58-Weighin-Results-Ulanbekov-vs-Van-Scratched-194019

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