The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns north of the border on Saturday, May 4 for UFC on ESPN+ 9 headlined by an exciting matchup between two top lightweight contenders. In the main event, Al Iaquinta goes head-to-head with fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone.
In the co-main event at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, middleweights Derek Brunson and Elias Theodorou square off.
The event airs exclusively on ESPN+.
Ahead of the night of fights, all fighters had to step onto the scale for the official fighter weigh-ins on Friday morning. Shortly after the weigh-ins were open, bother Cerrone and Iaquinta were able to successfully hit their marks to make Saturday’s fight a go.
UFC on ESPN+ 9 kicks off at 5:00 p.m. ET with a bantamweight matchup between Mitch Gagnon and Cole Smith. The featured preliminary bout is a battle between promising women’s bantamweight contenders Macy Chiasson and Sarah Moras. The main card officially begins at 8:00 p.m. ET with The Ultimate Fighter alum Andrew Sanchez taking on Marc-Andre Barriault.
A full look at the weigh-in results for Saturday’s event can be seen below.
UFC on ESPN+ 9 Weigh-in Results
MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
- Al Iaquinta (155) vs. Donald Cerrone (155.5)
- Derek Brunson (185.75) vs. Elias Theodorou (184.5)
- Shane Burgos (146) vs. Cub Swanson (145.75)
- Merab Dvalishvili (136) vs. Brad Katona (135.5)
- Walt Harris (258) vs. Sergey Spivak (254.5)
- Marc-Andre Barriault (185) vs. Andrew Sanchez (184.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 5 p.m. ET)
- Macy Chiasson (137)* vs. Sarah Moras (136)
- Vince Morales (136) vs. Aiemann Zahabi (135)
- Kyle Prepolec (170.25) vs. Nordine Taleb (170.5)
- Kyle Nelson (146) vs. Matt Sayles (145.75)
- Juan Adams (266) vs. Arjan Bhullar (244)
- Mitch Gagnon (136) vs. Cole Smith (136)
*Chiasson, who took the fight on 10 days notice, missed weight and was given one extra hour to hit the 136-pound limit.
UFC on ESPN+ 9 Viewing Information
Event: UFC on ESPN+ 9: Iaquinta vs. Cerrone
Date: Saturday, May 4
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Venue: Canadian Tire Centre
Main Card Time: 5:00 p.m. ET