Namajunas (10-4 MMA, 8-3 UFC) and Weili (21-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) hit the championship weight limit on Friday morning at official weigh-ins ahead of their strawweight title rematch.
Champion Namajunas tipped the scale at 115 pounds and was the third fighter to weigh in during the two-hour window. Challenger Weili registered at 115 pounds, as well, about 15 minutes after Namajunas made weight.
The strawweight title rematch is official! Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili have both made weight – but the challenger needed some help.
— MMA Junkie (@MMAjunkie) November 5, 2021
After Namajunas claimed the belt from Weili with a quick first-round knockout at UFC 261 in April, the pair are set to run it back. The fight serves as the pay-per-view co-headliner at Madison Square Garden. Prelims air on ESPNNews and stream on ESPN+.
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