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UFC Fight Night 45 is set to be a classic

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Cerrone fights Jim Miller in the main event (©GettyImages)
Cerrone fights Jim Miller in the main event (©GettyImages).

Everyone has made weight ahead of tonight's UFC Fight Night 45 card from Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The festivities took place at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J, the same place where the event will take place.

The only real surprise was Leonardo Mafra coming in at 165.5lbs, which is well under the 171lbs limit, as most fighters hit it dead on or a pound or so under.

Flyweight, John Lineker, who has had some troubles with making weight recently came in just fine this time around at 125.5lbs.

In the main event, Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone came in at 155, but later revealed on his Instagram page that he was weighing 174lbs already, just hours after the weigh in.

While a lot of that will be water weight, it's still crazy to think that these fighters are cutting so vigorously in water to make weight and then put it all back on within 24 hours of a fight.

The rigours of weight cutting and fighters fighting below their true weight, the weight they walk around at, has been a talking point recently but as of yet, there's been no notion from the UFC that they're going to try and impose tighter restrictions.

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 9 p.m. ET)

Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Jim Miller (154.5)
Edson Barboza (155) vs. Evan Dunham (155.5)
Leonardo Mafra (165.5) vs. Rick Story (170.5)
Joe Proctor (155) vs. Justin Salas (155)
John Lineker (125.5) vs. Alptekin Ozkilic (125.5)
Lucas Martins (145) vs. Alex White (146)

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET)

Pat Healy (155) vs. Gleison Tibau (155.5)
Jessamyn Duke (135.5) vs. Leslie Smith (135)
Aljamain Sterling (136) vs. Hugo Viana (136)
Yosdenis Cedeno (156) vs. Jerrod Sanders (155)

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)

Claudia Gadelha (116) vs. Tina Lahdemaki (115)

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