Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will hold its early (and official) weigh-ins for UFC 268 LIVE at 8:50 a.m. ET this morning (Fri., Nov. 5, 2021) in the embedded video above. That’s where all 28 eligible fighters will hit the scale for the Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington-led pay-per-view (PPV) event this weekend (Sat., Nov. 6, 2021) inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., also featuring Rose Namajunas vs. Zhang Weili 2 for “Thug Rose’s” 115-pound title, as well as a Lightweight contender showdown between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler that’s pretty much guaranteed to be a war.
The UFC 268 early weigh ins will take place TODAY at 8:50 A.M. ET in the embedded video above and as always, we’ll have LIVE text results and real-time updates listed below. Staredowns won’t take place until the promotion concludes its UFC 268 ceremonial weigh ins inside Madison Square Garden TONIGHT at 5 p.m. ET, so be to sure to look for that video on MMAmania.com later today.
Complete UFC 268 weigh-in text results below:
UFC 268 Full Fight Card:
UFC 268 PPV Main Event on ESPN+:
170 lbs.: UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (169) vs. Colby Covington (169.4)
170 lbs.: Vicente Luque (172.2); Main event back up, will not compete unless Usman and/or Covington cannot make it into the Octagon tomorrow night.
UFC 268 PPV Co-Main Event on ESPN+:
115 lbs.: UFC Strawweight champion Rose Namajunas (115) vs. Zhang Weili (115)
UFC 268 PPV Main Card on ESPN+ (10 p.m. ET):
155 lbs.: Michael Chandler (155.2) vs. Justin Gaethje (155.6)
145 lbs.: Shane Burgos (145.6) vs. Billy Quarantillo (145.4)
135 lbs.: Frankie Edgar (135.6) vs. Marlon Vera (135)
UFC 268 Prelims Card on ESPNN/ESPN+ (8 p.m. ET):
185 lbs.: Andreas Michailidis (185) vs. Alex Pereira (185.8)
155 lbs.: Bobby Green (155.2) vs. Al Iaquinta (155.8)
185 lbs.: Chris Curtis (186) vs. Phil Hawes (185.4)
185 lbs.: Nassourdine Imavov (184.6) vs. Edmen Shahbazyan (184.5)
UFC 268 Early Prelims Card on ESPN+ (6 p.m. ET):
170 lbs.: Ian Garry (169.6) vs. Jordan Williams (170.6)
265 lbs.: Chris Barnett (263.8) vs. Gian Villante (260.6)
205 lbs.: John Allan (205) vs. Dustin Jacoby (203.6)
145 lbs.: Melsik Baghdasaryan (145.4) vs. Bruno Souza (148.4)*
125 lbs.: Ode Osbourne (125.2) vs. C.J. Vergara (127.4)**
*Missed weight by 2.4 pounds, will forfeit a percentage of his purse to Baghdasaryan
*Missed weight by 1.4 pounds, he has one additional hour to shed the extra timber. If he cannot, he will forfeit a percentage of his purse to Osbourne.
Remember that MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 268 fight card right here, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPNEWS/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.
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