All three Albuquerque-based MMA fighters scheduled to fight on major cards on Saturday weighed in successfully on Friday.
Albuquerque (Luttrell-Yee) flyweight Jordan Espinosa (14-6) weighed in at 126 pounds, an allowable one pound over the limit, for his fight on a UFC card in Raleigh, North Carolina. His opponent, Alex Perez (22-5), weighed in at 125.5 pounds.
Middleweight Bevon Lewis (6-2), who trains in Albuquerque at Jackson-Wink MMA, weighed in at 186 pounds — an allowable one pound over the limit — for his fight on the UFC Raleigh card. His opponent, Dequan Townsend (21-9), weighed in at 185 pounds.
Featherweight Aaron Pico, Lewis’ Jackson-Wink teammate, weighed in at 145.8 pounds, an allowable eight-tenths of a pound over the limit, for his fight on a Bellator card in Inglewood, California. Pico’s opponent, Daniel Carey, weighed in at 144.9 pounds.