Each UFC 259 title combat weigh-in picture.
The battle of the size: it’s each UFC fighter’s first combat in combat week — the battle earlier than the Octagon. And for the fighters at UFC 259, everybody’s time for this pre-Octagon bout has come.
FanSided MMA was available for the UFC 259 weigh-in proceedings, and you’ll view the pictures of every fighter weighing in down under.
The primary occasion of UFC 259 will see Jan Blachowicz make his first protection of the UFC mild heavyweight championship, as he takes on Israel Adesanya, the undefeated UFC middleweight champion who seems to be to change into the fifth UFC fighter in historical past to earn champ-champ standing.
Blachowicz defeated Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 to say the 205-pound title, whereas Adesanya has retained the middleweight title twice towards Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa, at UFC 248 and UFC 253, respectively.
A type of different champ-champs, Amanda Nunes, will defend the UFC girls’s featherweight championship within the co-main occasion towards Megan Anderson. Nunes gained the featherweight title by defeating Cristiane Justino (aka Cris Cyborg) at UFC 232 and retained it towards Felicia Spencer at UFC 250.
UFC 259 will even characteristic a long-awaited bantamweight title conflict between defending champ Petr Yan and challenger Aljamain Sterling. This marks Yan’s first protection of the title, which he gained by defeating Jose Aldo at UFC 251.
Each title combat weigh-in picture for UFC 259: Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya, shot by FanSided MMA’s Amy Kaplan.
Listed here are the official outcomes for the three title fights.
Jan Błachowicz (205) vs. Israel Adesanya (20.5)
Amanda Nunes (145) vs. Megan Anderson (144.5)
Petr Yan (135) vs. Aljamain Sterling (134.5)