Abu Dhabi, UAE – ArabsMMA (www.arabsmma.com) was on scene and reporting live from today’s [Friday October 2, 2015] official Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 fighter weigh-ins.
The festivities took place at Novotel Al Bustan Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE, at 11.00 am local time.
Among those weighing in were heavyweight headliners Rameau Sokoudjou (16-13-0) and Paul Buentello (33-16-0). The weigh-ins also saw a much heated face-off between Karl Amoussou (19-7-2) and Abdulmajid Magomedov (9-1-0). Other face-off’s included Max Nunes (15-3-0) vs. Fabricio Monteiro (18-9-0), Waylon Lowe (15-7-0) vs. Vaso Bakocevic (21-8-1), Artiyom Gorodynets Vs. UAE’s local crowd favorite Ahmad Aldarmaki who easily showed up at 65Kg.
Co-main event fighter Jesse Ronson (15-5-0) failed to make the weight limit for his fight against Alexander Sarnavskiy (30-3-0). Abu Dhabi Warriors officials announced the bout will also go on as planned, with Lineker agreeing to take higher money purse.
16 different countries in a truly colorful and international fight card. Make your way tomorrow to the IPIC Arena in Abu Dhabi at 7.00 pm local time to catch all the exciting action at Abu Dhabi Warriors 3!
Weigh In Results:
- Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (102.4kg) CAMEROON Vs. Paul Buentello (107.6kg) USA Catchweight
- Alexander Sarnavskiy (70kg) RUSSIA Vs. Jesse Ronson (71.2kg) CANADA
- Max Nunes (93kg) SWEDEN Vs. Fabricio Monteiro (93kg) BRAZIL
- Karl Amoussou (77kg) FRANCE Vs.Abdulmajid Magomedov (77.5kg) RUSSIA
- Waylon Lowe (74kg) USA Vs. Vaso Bakocevic (72.4kg) MONTENEGRO Catchweight
- Yoshiyuki Katahira (77kg) JAPAN Vs. Lewis Long (77kg) WALES
- Seung Chan Hong (77kg) S.KOREA Vs. Maxim Ceban (76kg) FRANCE
- Muha Li (61kg) CHINA Vs. Martin Akhtar (61.5) SWEDEN
- Josip Perica (84kg) CROATIA Vs. Ion Pascu (84kg) ROMANIA
- Ahmad Al Darmaki ( 65kg) UAE Vs. Artiyom Gorodynets (65kg) UKRAINE
Stay tuned on ArabsMMA.com for live coverage of Abu Dhabi Warriors 3.