Dana White’s Contender Series 41 official weigh-in results: One big miss, but full card set

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie was on scene and reporting live from Monday’s official Dana White’s Contender Series 41 fighter weigh-ins, where one fighter had a sizable miss.

Dana White’s Contender Series cards see prospects fighting for the opportunity to sign a UFC deal, with UFC president Dana White on hand to make the decisions.

In the featured bout, undefeated Polish light heavyweight Lucasz Sudolski (8-0) takes on Ukraine’s Ihor Potieria (19-2), who brings a 16-fight winning streak into the contest. Both fighters made weight without issue.

The same could not be said for Albanian lightweight Manuel Gaxhja (7-0), who came in at 160.5 pounds for his bout with Scotland’s Chris Duncan (7-0). Gaxhja was fined 30 percent for the miss, but the bout will go on as scheduled.

The early weigh-ins took place at the UFC host hotel in Las Vegas. The UFC Apex hosts Tuesday’s card, which streams on ESPN+.

The full Dana White’s Contender Series 41 weigh-in results include:

  • Lucasz Sudolski (205) vs. Ihor Potieria (203.5)
  • Chris Duncan (156) vs. Manuel Gaxhja (160.5)*
  • Caio Borralho (185.5) vs. Aaron Jeffery (185.5)
  • Lucas Almeida (155.5) vs. Daniel Zellhuber (156)
  • Rizvan Kuniev (265.5) vs. Edivan Santos (234)

* Gaxhja was fined 30 percent of his purse, but the bout will go on as scheduled

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