UFC 266 weigh-ins: Both title fights are set as every fighter makes weight
The UFC 266 weigh-ins today served as the final fight week hurdle before the event’s competitors can step inside the Octagon and fight for cold hard cash and violent glory on Saturday night.
The fighters on the 13 bout card took to the scales at 12 pm ET/9 am PT at the host hotel, which is near the venue for the event, the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. All 26 competitors hit their marks and every bout is now official for tomorrow night.
UFC 266 is headlined by a title fight doubleheader. First, in the co-main event flyweight queen, Valentina Shevchenko (21-3) will defend her title for the sixth time against red hot contender Lauren Murphy (15-4). In the main event, reigning featherweight king Alexander Volkanovski (22-1) will take on one-time title challenger Brian Ortega (15-1).
The card also features a non-title five-round featured middleweight rematch 17 years in the making, between welterweight greats Nick Diaz (26-9) and Robbie Lawler (28-15).
UFC 266 takes place on Sept. 25, and kicks off at 6 pm ET with the preliminary card on ESPN and ESPN+. The main card pay-per-view follows at 10 pm ET exclusively on ESPN+ for US $69.99.
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