Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just over 24 hours away from its UFC 253 pay-per-view (PPV) event inside Flash Forum this Sat. night (Sept. 26, 2020) on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, headlined by a middleweight title fight between reigning champion Israel Adesanya and undefeated contender Paulo Costa.
Before the action gets underway this weekend in United Arab Emirates (UAE), which also features a championship co-main event between light heavyweight contenders Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz, all 28 fighters must hit the scale and prove themselves worthy.
The UFC 253 weigh ins will stream LIVE in the embedded video player above beginning at 9 a.m. ET. We’ll also have real-time text updates for the “Adesanya vs. Costa” weigh ins below. Staredowns for the entire card will follow shortly after the scale-tipping festivities conclude, but expect to see them in the 11 a.m. ET range (or later).
Complete UFC 253 weigh-in results below.
UFC 253 Main Card:
185 lbs.: Israel Adesanya (184) vs. Paulo Costa (185)
205 lbs.: Dominick Reyes (205) vs. Jan Blachowicz (205)
125 lbs.: Kai Kara-France (126) vs. Brandon Royval (126)
135 lbs.: Ketlen Vieira (136) vs. Sijara Eubanks (136)
145 lbs.: Hakeem Dawodu (145) vs. Zubaira Tukhugov (150*)
UFC 253 Prelims Card:
155 lbs.: Brad Riddell (156) vs. Alex Da Silva (156)
170 lbs.: Diego Sanchez (170) vs. Jake Matthews (170)
145 lbs.: Ludovit Klein (150*) vs. Shane Young (146)
205 lbs.: Aleksa Camur (206) vs. William Knight (205)
265 lbs.: Juan Espino (255) vs. Jeff Hughes (258)
205 lbs.: Khadis Ibragimov (206) vs. Danilo Marques (206)
Nothing left to do now except fight.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 253 fight card RIGHT HERE, starting with the ESPN+/ESPN2 “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN+/ESPN2 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.