Among those weighing in are middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) and Paulo Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC), who meet in the main event, and Jan Blachowicz (26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) and Dominick Reyes (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC), who are fighting for the vacant light heavyweight title.
Full UFC 253 weigh-in results include:
CARTE PRINCIPALE (Pay-per-view, 22 h HE)
Champ Israel Adesanya (184) against Paulo Costa (185) – for the middleweight title Jan Blachowicz (205) against Dominick Reyes (205) – for the vacant light heavyweight title Kai Kara-France (126) against Brandon Royval ( ) Sijara Eubanks (136) vs. Ketlen Vieira (136) Hakeem Dawodu (145) vs. Zubaira Tukhugov (150) *
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN2, ESPN +, 8 p.m. ET)
Alex da Silva (156) vs. Brad Riddell (156) Jake Matthews (170) vs. Diego Sanchez (170) Ludovit Klein () vs. Shane Young (146) Aleksa Camur (206) vs. William Knight (205)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN2, ESPN +, 7 p.m. ET)
Juan Espino (255) v Jeff Hughes () Khadis Ibragimov () v Danilo Marques (206)
Tukhugov missed the 4-pound featherweight limit. If Hakeem Dawodu agrees to fight at a catch weight, Tukhugov will be fined a percentage of his purse.