UFC 279 kicks off with fighter weigh-ins, which take place at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) today, Friday September 9th.
The weigh-ins are taking place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC 279 takes place tomorrow, Saturday September 10th, at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada.
The main event will feature Khamzat Chimaev (11-0 MMA) vs Nate Diaz (21-13 MMA) in the much anticipated welterweight bout.
Chimaev, 28, last fought in April of this year where he defeated Gilbert Burns (20-5 MMA) by unanimous decision at UFC 273. ‘Borz’ is hoping to add another win to his perfect record.
The co-main event will feature Tony Ferguson (26-7 MMA) vs Li Jingliang (19-7 MMA) in a welterweight match-up.
Ferguson, 38, has made the move back to welterweight status and is hoping to put his 4 losses in a row behind him when he meets up with Jingliang tomorrow night. The ‘Leech’ has won 3 of his last 5 fights, his most recent victory was against Muslim Salikhov (18-3 MMA) this past July.
The full UFC 279 weigh-in results include:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Khamzat Chimaev (178.5)** vs. Nate Diaz (171)
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- Tony Ferguson (171) vs. Li Jingliang (170.5)
- Kevin Holland (179.5) vs. Daniel Rodriguez (179)
- Irene Aldana (137.5)** vs. Macy Chiasson (139.5)**
- Ion Cutelaba (205.5) vs. Johnny Walker (205)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPNews/ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
- Hakeem Dawodu (149.5)** vs. Julian Erosa (146)
- Jailton Almeida (216.5) vs. Anton Turkalj (214)
- Jamie Pickett (185.5) vs. Denis Tiuliulin (186)
- Chris Barnett (267.5)** vs. Jake Collier (265)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
- Norma Dumont () vs. Danyelle Wolf (146)
- Heili Alateng (135) vs. Chad Anheliger (135.5)
- Melissa Martinez (113.5) vs. Elise Reed (115.5)
- Yohan Lainesse (171) vs. Darian Weeks (170.5)
** = Fighters who missed weight
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