Earning the feather weight limit proved to be too tough a task for Luis Pena.

On Friday at the official UFC Nashville weigh-ins, the 6-foot-3 Pena (popularly known as “Violent Bob Ross”-RRB- arrived at 148.5 lbs, 2.5 pounds within the limit (including a normal one-pound allowance) because of his featherweight bout with Steven Peterson to morrow. It is Pena’s attempt to drop down to featherweight later rival six-times at lightweight to start his profession.

Per UFC officials, Pena is going to be fined 30% of his bag and the bout will likely probably proceed as a catch weight affair.

A stand out on whose time on the series was cut short by a foot injury, Pena is 5-1 with a win and a loss at the UFC. He defeated Richie Smullen by first-round submission at the Best Fighter 27 Finale, however missing a split decision to champion Mike Trizano at November.

Main card (ESPN+ in p.m. ET)

Curtis Blaydes (262) Compared to Justin Willis (266)

Jussier Formiga (126) Compared to Deiveson Figueiredo (126)

Luis Pena (148.5) Compared to Steven Peterson (146)

Maycee Barber (126) Compared to JJ Aldrich (125)

Undercard (ESPN+ in 5 pm ET)

Marlon Vera (135.5) Compared to Frankie Saenz (135.5)

Alexis Davis (125) Compared to Jennifer Maia (126)

Randa Markos (116) Compared to Angela Hill (116)

Ryan MacDonald (135.5) Compared to Chris Gutierrez (135.5)

Eric Shelton (126) Compared to Jordan Espinosa (126)

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