Alexa Grasso Misses Weight for UFC Mexico City Co-Main Event

August 4, 2017

Nearly everyone was on the mark at Friday’s official early weigh-in for Saturday’ UFC Fight Night 114: Pettis vs. Moreno event in Mexico City… save for Alexa Grasso.

With a little over an hour left to weigh-in, Grasso stepped on the scale, which registered 119 pounds. That is a full three pounds over the 116-pound allowed limit for a strawweight non-title fight. 

Randa Markos and Alexa GrassoThough missing weight could put a fight in jeopardy, Grasso’s opponent, Randa Markos, agreed to fight her at 119 pounds, keeping their UFC Fight Night 114 co-main event bout intact. 

Grasso will be fined 20-percent of her fight purse, which goes to Markos as compensation for Grasso’s failure to meet her obligation on the scale.

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Every other fighter on the card made weight with Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno topping Saturday’s fight card at Arena Ciudad de México.

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