December 5, 2022

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 scale 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 Katar (146): Josh Emmett (145.5)
  • Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Joe Luzon (154.75)
  • Kevin Holland (170) vs. Tim Means (170.5)
  • Joaquin Buckley (184) vs. Albert Doreyev (185.5)
  • Damir Ismagulov (155): Guram Kottiladze (155.5)
  • Julian Marquez (185.5) vs. Gregory Rodriguez (185.5)

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

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

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