Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veterans Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny both hit the scale earlier this morning and successfully made weight for their UFC Fight Island 8 main event, taking place tomorrow (Weds., Jan. 20, 2021) on ESPN+ and ESPN from Abu Dhabi.
Get complete UFC Fight Island 8 weigh-in results and video here.
Chiesa (17-4) is 3-0 since bumping up to welterweight, defeating Carlos Condit, Diego Sanchez and Rafael dos Anjos. Prior to that, “Maverick” was on a two-fight skid in the lightweight division. Magny (24-7), meanwhile, is also the owner of a three-fight win streak, scoring big victories over Li Jingliang, Robbie Lawler and Anthony Rocco Martin.
Watch them come face-to-face in the embedded video above.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Island 8 fight card on Wednesday, starting with the ESPN/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online beginning at 9 a.m. ET, then the remaining main card balance at 12 p.m. ET on ESPN/ESPN+.
For the rest of the UFC Fight Island 8 fight card and lineup click here.