UFC 253 Weigh-in Results: Title Fights Are Greenlit
UFC 253 is going down tomorrow on Fight Island, and all the competitors for the championship fights have made weight.
UFC 253 will indeed, feature two title fights, as Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa, Jan Blachowicz and Dominick Reyes have all made championship weight.
Adesanya and Costa hit their marks
In Saturday’s headliner, undefeated, middleweight champ Israel Adesanya will battle undefeated contender, Paulo Costa. The champ came in at 184 pounds for the fight and Costa was 185.
In the co-main event, Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz will throw down for the vacant light heavyweight belt. Both men tipped the scales at 205 pounds.
UFC 253 weigh-in results
Here are the weigh-in results for tomorrow’s event, which is taking place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi (results via MMA Junkie).
Main Card (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Israel Adesanya (184) vs. Paulo Costa (185) – for middleweight title
Jan Blachowicz (205) vs. Dominick Reyes (205) – for vacant light heavyweight title
Kai Kara-France (126) vs. Brandon Royval (126)
Sijara Eubanks (136) vs. Ketlen Vieira (136)
Hakeem Dawodu (145) vs. Zubaira Tukhugov (150)*
Preliminary Card (ESPN2, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
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Alex da Silva (156) vs. Brad Riddell (156)
Jake Matthews (170) vs. Diego Sanchez (170)
Ludovit Klein (150)** vs. Shane Young (146)
Aleksa Camur (206) vs. William Knight (205)
Preliminary Card (ESPN2, ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)
Juan Espino (255) vs. Jeff Hughes (258)
Khadis Ibragimov (206) vs. Danilo Marques (206)
*Tukhugov missed the featherweight limit by 4 pounds. If Dawodu agrees to a catchweight fight, Tukhugov will be fined a percentage of his purse.
**Klein missed the featherweight limit by 4 pounds. If Young agrees to a catchweight fight, Klein will be fined a percentage of his purse.