Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just over 24 hours away from its UFC 259 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on ESPN+ from inside the promotion’s APEX facility this Sat. night (March 6, 2021) in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring a championship tripleheader that includes Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya, Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson, and Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling.
Before the action gets underway this weekend in “Sin City,” which also features a light heavyweight contender showcase pitting Thiago Santos against Aleksandar Rakic, as well as a lightweight clash between Islam Makhachev and Drew Dober, all 30 fighters must hit the scale to prove themselves worthy.
The UFC 259 weigh ins will stream LIVE in the embedded video player above beginning at Noon ET (9 a.m. PT). We’ll also have real-time text updates for the “Blachowicz vs. Adesanya” weigh ins listed below, updated as they happen.
Complete UFC 259 text results:
UFC 259 PPV Main Card on ESPN+:
205 lbs.: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz (205) vs. UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya (200.5)
145 lbs.: UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion Amanda Nunes (145) vs. Megan Anderson (144.5)
135 lbs.: UFC Bantamweight Champion Petr Yan (135) vs. Aljamain Sterling (134.5)
155 lbs.: Drew Dober (156) vs. Islam Makhachev (156)
205 lbs.: Aleksandar Rakic (206) vs. Thiago Santos (206)
205 lbs.: Glover Teixeira (204.5)*
*Weighed in as main event back up
UFC 259 Prelims Card on ESPN/ESPN+:
135 lbs.: Dominick Cruz (136) vs. Casey Kenney (136)
135 lbs.: Kyler Phillips (136) vs. Song Yadong (135.5)
125 lbs.: Askar Askarov (127)** vs. Joseph Benavidez (125.5)
115 lbs.: Amanda Lemos (116) vs. Livinha Souza (116)
125 lbs.: Tim Elliott (125.5) vs. Jordan Espinosa (126)
205 lbs.: Kennedy Nzechukwu (205.5) vs. Carlos Ulberg (205)
170 lbs.: Sean Brady (170.5) vs. Jake Matthews (169.5)
125 lbs.: Rogerio Bontorin (126) vs. Kai Kara-France (125.5)
155 lbs.: Aalon Cruz (155) vs. Uros Medic (156)
135 lbs.: Mario Bautista (135.5) vs. Trevin Jones (134.5)
Last and certainly least, Glover Teixeira makes championship weight (204.5) ... just in case:
A wild Glover Teixiera appears!— UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) March 5, 2021
The Brazilian makes weigh as a back-up for the main event. pic.twitter.com/3Qmj36gB0S
Staredowns for the entire UFC 259 fight card will follow shortly after the scale-tipping festivities conclude, but expect to see them in the 2 p.m. ET range (or later).
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 259 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 ESPN/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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