'EA Sports UFC 3' Cover Star Revealed (Photo), UFC Fighter Suspended, UFC 217 Weigh-In Results

- Above you can watch the ceremonial UFC 217 weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden. All 24 fighters made weight without issue at the official weigh-ins earlier on Friday at the UFC host hotel. There was a little drama as strawweight champion Joanna Jerdzejczyk showed up with just a few minutes left in the two-hour session, but she made the 115-pound limit with no problem. Her opponent Rose Namajunas weighed in at 114. Bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt weighed in at 135 and T.J. Dillashaw was 134.8 for their co-main event fight. In his first middleweight fight, Georges St. Pierre hit the scale at 184.4 while champion Michael Bisping 184.6.

- The UFC announced today that light heavyweight Ion Cutelaba has been pulled from his fight against Michal Oleksiejczuk due to a potential anti-doping policy violation. Cutelaba has been provisionally suspended. He was coming off a 22-second knockout of Henrique da Silva in June.

- The UFC unveiled EA Sports UFC 3 with lightweight champion Conor McGregor on the cover. According to the press release, among the new features are Real Player Motion (RPM) Tech, a new gameplay animation technology that delivers the most fluid and responsive motion in EA SSports UFC history, and the new G.O.A.T. Career Mode, which allows you to strategically promote upcoming fights, create heated rivalries and more on the road to becoming the Greatest of All Time. You can see the official cover below and watch the official gameplay trailer by clicking here.


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