Paulo Costa and Marvin vettori had to fight at 205 pounds in UFC Vegas 41 but, What were their weights on fight night? Dana White answered this question at the press conference after the event (via BJPenn.com). The president confirmed that the two exceeded the division limit, although the Brazilian much more than the Italian.
How much did Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori weigh?
«I think Vettori weighed 208 pounds and Costa 220 pounds«.
Dana White also ruled out that Paulo Costa will not return to 185 pounds and praised Marvin Vettori, stating that the Italian is the only reason the fight was held at the event.
“Vettori looked amazing and he is the only reason the main event stayed alive..I don’t know why things turned out the way they did with Costa, but he fought to the end tonight. He looked better in the fifth round than in the first.
“(Costa) is receiving a fine of 20% of his purse, which goes to Vettori. Listen,if this hadn’t worked out the way it did i would have been on a plane to brazil with no money«