All fighters but one make weight for UFC on ESPN+ 17
UFC on ESPN+ 17, also known as UFC Mexico City, UFC Fight Night 159, and UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Stephens will be held on Saturday, September 21, at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico.
The weigh-ins will stream live on The UnderGround at 10:00 a.m. ET, courtesy of MMA Junkie.
Main Card (ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
Yair Rodriguez (145) vs. Jeremy Stephens (145)
Carla Esparza (115) vs. Alexa Grasso (116)
Askar Askarov (125) vs. Brandon Moreno (124)
Irene Aldana (135) vs. Vanessa Melo (140)*
Martin Bravo (144) vs. Steven Peterson (146)
Prelim Card (ESPN+, 5 p.m. ET)
Carlos Huachin (136) vs. Jose Quinonez (134)
Kyle Nelson (146) vs. Marco Polo Reyes (145)
Ariane Carnelossi (112) vs. Angela Hill (115)
Tyson Nam (126) vs. Sergio Pettis (124)
Paul Craig (206) vs. Vinicius Moreira (206)
Bethe Correia (136) vs. Sijara Eubanks (135)
Marcos Mariano (154) vs. Claudio Puelles (155)
*Melo took the fight on 10 days notice, and was 4 pounds over the non-title bantamweight limit; fighter fined 30% of purse, and fight will go on.
Note: This event will not have ceremonial weigh-ins.