UFC 263: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori official weigh-in outcomes.
There’s not a lot time left earlier than UFC 263 kicks off on the Gila River Enviornment in Glendale, AZ, that includes two championship rematches — topped by middleweight champion Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori — and the return of Nate Diaz within the first-ever five-round, non-title non-main occasion.
However earlier than the fighters could make their solution to the Octagon, they need to first get by the UFC 263 official weigh-ins.
Adesanya and Vettori first met in April 2018, with Adesanya taking a split-decision win. He’d go on to develop into interim middleweight champion one 12 months later earlier than unifying the middleweight title with a knockout of Robert Whittaker. Adesanya has defended the title towards Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa, however he suffered his first loss in March when difficult Jan Blachowicz for mild heavyweight gold.
Vettori has gained 5 straight for the reason that loss to Adesanya, most just lately topping Kevin Holland in April.
The co-main occasion will see Deiveson Figueiredo defend the flyweight title towards Brandon Moreno in a rematch of their epic UFC 256 matchup from December.
Diaz, who hasn’t fought since his UFC 244 loss to Jorge Masvidal, will meet Leon Edwards, who returned in March towards Belal Muhammad, a struggle that led to a no-contest as a result of a watch poke.
Official weigh-in outcomes for UFC 263: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori
Predominant Card (10 p.m. ET, ESPN+ PPV)
- Israel Adesanya (183.5) vs. Marvin Vettori (184.5)
- Deiveson Figueiredo (125) vs. Brandon Moreno (125)
- Leon Edwards (170.5) vs. Nate Diaz (170)
- Demian Maia (170.5) vs. Belal Muhammad (170.5)
- Paul Craig (204.5) vs. Jamahal Hill (205.5)
Preliminary Card (8 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+)
- Drew Dober (154) vs. Brad Riddell (155)
- Eryk Anders (205) vs. Darren Stewart (204.5)
- Joanne Calderwood (125) vs. Lauren Murphy (125.5)
- Hakeem Dawodu (145.5) vs. Movsar Evloev (145.5)
Early Preliminary Card (6 p.m. ET, ESPN+/UFC Struggle Go)
- Pannie Kianzad (135.5) vs. Alexis Davis ( 134.5)
- Terrance McKinney (155.5) vs. Matt Frevola (155)
- Chase Hooper (145.5) vs. Steven Peterson (148.5)
- Luigi Vendramini (155.5) vs. Fares Ziam (156)
- Jake Collier (264.5) vs. Carlos Felipe (262.5)