Contender Series Weigh-in Results: Erisson Ferreira da Silva Hits Mark on Second Try
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Contender Series Weigh-in Results: Erisson Ferreira da Silva Hits Mark on Second Try

There was a little bit of drama at weigh-ins for Dana White’s Contender Series on Monday, but ultimately, all 10 athletes set to compete hit their contracted marks.

Flyweight Erisson Ferreira da Silva initially tipped the scales at 126.5 pounds for his flyweight clash with Jesus Santos Aguilar (125.5). But after being given an additional hour to cut weight, da Silva checked in at 125.5 pounds to make his bout with Aguilar official.

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The Contender Series takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Tuesday and airs on ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The evening’s featured bout is a heavyweight clash pitting Eduardo Jose Neves (265) against Michael Parkin (259).

Neves has kicked off his professional tenure with five knockout or technical knockout victories in as many appearances. Most recently, the 22-year-old Brazilan stopped Andre Vieira in 64 seconds at Legacy Fighting Alliance on March 11.

A native of London, Parkin is also 5-0 with five KO/TKO victories to his credit. He is coming off a second-round stoppage of Fatih Aktas at Rise and Conquer 10 and May 21.

Contender Series Weigh-in Results:

Eduardo Jose Neves (265) vs. Michael Parkin (259)
Amiran Gogoladze (170.5) vs. Darrius Flowers (171)
Erisson Ferreira da Silva (125.5) vs. Jesus Santos Aguilar (125.5)
Josh Wang Kim (135) vs. Cameron Saaiman (136)
Denise Gomes (115.5) vs. Rayanne dos Santos (115.5)
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