Top-10-ranked light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux are fighting to move another rung up the 205-pound division ladder. They’ll square off in Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 47 main event at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.
Other pivotal bouts on the card include a lightweight co-main event between former title contender Gray Maynard and Ross Pearson, Thiago Tavares in his featherweight debut against Robbie Peralta, and a flyweight eliminator between Jussier Formiga and Zach Makovsky.
The fighters first had to step on the scale on Friday to make their bouts official.
None of the fighters on the card had any issues making weight, including Tavares, who made his first official appearance on a scale at 146 pounds.
UFC Fight Night 47 represents the MMA juggernaut’s first trip to Maine.
UFC Fight Night 47 Weigh-in Results
Main Card (on FOX Sports 1)
Ryan Bader (205) vs. Ovince St. Preux (205)
Gray Maynard (156) vs. Ross Pearson (156)
Tim Boetsch (186) vs. Brad Tavares (185)
Seth Baczynski (171) vs. Alan Jouban (170)
Shawn Jordan (260) vs. Jack May (247)
Thiago Tavares (146) vs. Robbie Peralta (146)
Preliminary Card (on Fox Sports 2)
Jussier Formiga (126) vs. Zach Makovsky (125)
Sara McMann (135) vs. Lauren Murphy (135)
Tom Watson (185) vs. Sam Alvey (185)
Nolan Ticman (136) vs. Frankie Saenz (136)