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MMA: Waterson on weight for Saturday

In Las Vegas, Nevada, Albuquerque’s Michelle Waterson (17-8) weighed in at the strawweight limit of 115 pounds on Friday for her fight Saturday against Angela Hill (12-8) on a UFC Fight Night card. Hill weighed in at 115.5, an allowable half-pound over the limit.

Hill added a touch of drama by declining to shake Waterson’s hand after the weigh-in.

The card will be streamed on espn+. The main card, with Waterson-Hill serving as the main event, is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

In Uncasville, Connecticut, Patrick “Patchy” Mix (13-0), Waterson’s teammate at Albuquerque’s Jackson-Wink MMA, weighed in at the bantamweight limit of 135 for Saturday’s Bellator title fight against California Juan Archuleta (24-2). Archuleta weighed in at 134.6 pounds.

Heavyweight Davion Franklin (1-0), another Jackson-Wink fighter, weighed in at 264.7 pounds for his prelim fight against Ras Hylton (6-4) of South Portland, Maine. Hylton weighed in at 245.5 pounds.

The Bellator card will be streamed on DAZN. The prelims are scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m., the main card at 8.

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