ABU DHABI – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s official UFC 257 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 6 a.m. ET (3 a.m. PT).
The weigh-ins take place at the W hotel in Abu Dhabi ahead of Friday’s ceremonial weigh-ins at Etihad Arena. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event, which has a main card on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.
Among those weighing in are former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC) and ex-lightweight and featherweight champ Conor McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC), who meet in the main event rematch. Plus, former Bellator lightweight champ Michael Chandler (21-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) makes his promotional debut against Dan Hooker (20-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) in another key fight at 155 pounds.
The full UFC 257 weigh-in results include:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Dustin Poirier () vs. Conor McGregor ()
- Michael Chandler () vs. Dan Hooker ()
- Joanne Calderwood () vs. Jessica Eye ()
- Ottman Azaitar () vs. Matt Frevola ()
- Amanda Ribas () vs. Marina Rodriguez ()
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
- Nasrat Haqparast () vs. Arman Tsarukyan ()
- Antonio Carlos Junior () vs. Brad Tavares ()
- Sara McMann () vs. Julianna Pena ()
- Marcin Prachnio () vs. Khalil Rountree ()
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 6:15 p.m. ET)
- Makhmud Muradov () vs. Andrew Sanchez ()
- Movsar Evloev () vs. Nik Lentz ()
- Amir Albazi () vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov ()