The UFC returns to “Fight Island” on Saturday night time, as UFC 253 kicks off the company’s future residency in the Center East.
UFC 253 normally takes position Saturday at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The major card airs on fork out-for every-view pursuing prelims on ESPN2 and ESPN+.
Two title fights leading the card. The key event is a grudge match, as middleweight winnerIsrael Adesanya (19- MMA, 8- UFC) defends his belt towards Paulo Costa (13- MMA, 5- UFC). And a new UFC light-weight heavyweight champ will be topped, with Jan Blachowicz(26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) vs. Dominick Reyes (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) set to fill the belt vacated by previous winner Jon Jones.
The fifth episode of “Embedded” choose us by press conferences, weight cuts and weigh-ins. Here’s the UFC’s description:
Israel Adesanya’s workforce recruits a cameraman. At a beachside presser, Adesanya and Paulo Costa encounter off in entrance of Dana White so do Jan Blachowicz and Dominick Reyes. Lbs are drop ahead of the weigh-in, where by the major eventers have a spicy staredown.
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