The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view this weekend with UFC 293 in the Land Down Under. The event will take place at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia.
In the main event, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya returns to action to put his title on the line against Sean Strickland.
In the co-main event, heavyweights Tai Tuivasa and Alexander Volkov will battle it out.
Also on the main card are some exciting matchups featuring local favorites with undefeated Felipe dos Santos vs. Manel Kape, former NFL player Austen Lane vs. Justin Tafa, and Tyson Pedro vs. Anton Turkalj.
UFC 293 will kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET with the preliminary card on ESPNews and ESPN+. The action then shifts to pay-per-view beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET.
Ahead of Saturday’s event, all of the fighters had to step onto the scale for the official weigh-ins.
Did your favorite fighter hit their mark?
A full look at the official UFC 293 weigh-in results can be seen below.
UFC 293 Weigh-In Results
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10:00 p.m. ET)
- Champ Israel Adesanya (184.8) vs. Sean Strickland (184.9) – for middleweight title
- Tai Tuivasa (265.6) vs. Alexander Volkov (262.95)
- Felipe dos Santos (125.4) vs. Manel Kape (126)
- Austen Lane (242.3) vs. Justin Tafa (265.2)
- Tyson Pedro (205.45) vs. Anton Turkalj (205.35)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPNews/ESPN+, 8:00 p.m. ET)
- Da Woon Jung (205.3) vs. Carlos Ulberg (204.7)
- Jack Jenkins (145.85) vs. Chepe Mariscal (145.85)
- John Makdessi (155.1) vs. Jamie Mullarkey (155.35)
- Nasrat Haqparast (155.85) vs. Landon Quinones (155.75)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPNews/ESPN+, 6:30 p.m. ET)
- Blood Diamond (170.25) vs. Charlie Radtke (170.3)
- Gabriel Miranda (144.95) vs. Shane Young (149.75)*
- Kiefer Crosbie (170.85) vs. Kevin Jousset (170.5)
*Young weighed in 3.75 pounds over the featherweight limit; he forfeits 30% of his purse to Miranda
UFC 293: Fight Time & Viewing Details
Event: UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
Location: Sydney, Australia
Venue: Qudos Bank Arena
Main Card Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, ESPNews, ESPN+