A total of four championship headlines came to mind UFC 253, But the two feather weights were not so lucky.
Became the middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (184) and Challenger Paulo Costa (185) Successful weightlifters for a major event in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, while vacant light heavyweight title bout contestants Dominic Reese (205) and John Blachovich (205) also successfully touched the championship weight.
Friday’s official weights were not without its hiccups. Featherweights Zubaira Tukhugov And Ludovit clean Both came in at 150 pounds, with a four pound limit along with them Hakeem Davodu (145) and Shane Young (146). It is not yet known if these fights will continue at catch weight, if so, what percentage of Tukhugov and Klein will lose their opponents in their purses.
Clean is stepping in with less than a week’s notice to replace Nate Landwehr who was removed from the card due to a positive COVID-19 test.
See the full UFC 253 weight-in results below:
Main card (ESPN + Pay-per-view, 10 pm ET)
Israel Adesanya (184) vs. Paulo Costa (185)
Dominic Reese (205) vs. John Blachovich (205)
Hakeem Davodu (145) vs. Zubaira Tukhukov (150 * lost weight)
Basic card (ESPN +, ESPN2, 8 pm ET)
Shane Young (146) vs Ludovit Klein (150 * lost weight)
Initial Preliminary Card (ESPN +/ UFC Fight Pass, 7 pm ET)