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UFC 259: Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya official weigh-in photos


Every UFC 259 title fight weigh-in photo.

The battle of the scale: it’s every UFC fighter’s first fight in fight week — the battle before the Octagon. And for the fighters at UFC 259, everyone’s time for this pre-Octagon bout has come.

FanSided MMA was on hand for the UFC 259 weigh-in proceedings, and you can view the photos of each fighter weighing in down below.

The main event of UFC 259 will see Jan Blachowicz make his first defense of the UFC light heavyweight championship, as he takes on Israel Adesanya, the undefeated UFC middleweight champion who looks to become the fifth UFC fighter in history to earn champ-champ status.

Blachowicz defeated Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 to claim the 205-pound title, while Adesanya has retained the middleweight title twice against Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa, at UFC 248 and UFC 253, respectively.

One of those other champ-champs, Amanda Nunes, will defend the UFC women’s featherweight championship in the co-main event against Megan Anderson. Nunes won the featherweight title by defeating Cristiane Justino (aka Cris Cyborg) at UFC 232 and retained it against Felicia Spencer at UFC 250.

UFC 259 will also feature a long-awaited bantamweight title clash between defending champ Petr Yan and challenger Aljamain Sterling. This marks Yan’s first defense of the title, which he won by defeating Jose Aldo at UFC 251.

Every title fight weigh-in photo for UFC 259: Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya, shot by FanSided MMA’s Amy Kaplan.

Jan Blachowicz

Jan Błachowicz (Photo by Amy Kaplan/FanSided)

Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya (Photo by Amy Kaplan/FanSided)

Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes (Photo by Amy Kaplan/FanSided)

Megan Anderson

Megan Anderson (Photo by Amy Kaplan/FanSided)

Petr Yan

Petr Yan (Photo by Amy Kaplan/FanSided)

Aljamain Sterling

Aljamain Sterling (Photo by Amy Kaplan/FanSided)

Here are the official results 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)

UFC 259 takes place on Saturday, March 6, 2021, live from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided who will be on-site for all your live news and highlights.



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