UFC 263: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori official weigh-in results.
There’s not much time left before UFC 263 kicks off at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ, featuring two championship rematches — topped by middleweight champion Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori — and the return of Nate Diaz in the first-ever five-round, non-title non-main event.
But before the fighters can make their way to the Octagon, they must first get through 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 become interim middleweight champion one year later before unifying the middleweight title with a knockout of Robert Whittaker. Adesanya has defended the title against Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa, but he suffered his first loss in March when challenging Jan Blachowicz for light heavyweight gold.
Vettori has won five straight since the loss to Adesanya, most recently topping Kevin Holland in April.
The co-main event will see Deiveson Figueiredo defend the flyweight title against 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 against Belal Muhammad, a fight that ended in a no-contest due to an eye poke.
Official weigh-in results for UFC 263: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori
Main Card (10 p.m. ET, ESPN+ PPV)
- Israel Adesanya () vs. Marvin Vettori ()
- Deiveson Figueiredo () vs. Brandon Moreno ()
- Leon Edwards () vs. Nate Diaz ()
- Demian Maia () vs. Belal Muhammad ()
- Paul Craig () vs. Jamahal Hill ()
Preliminary Card (8 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+)
- Drew Dober () vs. Brad Riddell ()
- Eryk Anders () vs. Darren Stewart ()
- Joanne Calderwood () vs. Lauren Murphy ()
- Hakeem Dawodu () vs. Movsar Evloev ()
Early Preliminary Card (6 p.m. ET, ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass)
- Pannie Kianzad () vs. Alexis Davis ()
- Terrance McKinney () vs. Matt Frevola ()
- Chase Hooper () vs. Steven Peterson ()
- Luigi Vendramini () vs. Fares Ziam ()
- Jake Collier () vs. Carlos Felipe ()