Khamzat Chimaev Vs Nate Diaz Weigh-Ins: UFC 279 All The News And Updates Are Here



Khamzat Chimaev Vs Nate Diaz Weigh-Ins: UFC 279 All The News And Updates Are Here

We’ve seen a debacle one day ago. Dana White didn’t let UFC 279 press conference happen because Nate Diaz, Khamzat Chimaev, Kevin Holland, and one unnamed fighter took part in a heated backstage altercation. Yet, the presser is not mandatory for the night of fights, so let’s focus on the UFC weigh-in today’s results.

Which Is UFC 279 Weigh-In Time And Where Can I Watch It?

You can look at it on the official UFC channel. It kicked off at 9 PM PT (noon ET, 6 PM CET). Click on the link below for more details.

UFC 279 Weigh-In Results

UFC 279 is a pretty stacked card, but it is generally weaker on the piece of paper than the majority of pay-per-views. Yet, you should never judge a book by its cover, it might turn into a great event! Here is a look at the UFC 279 full fight card and UFC 279 weigh-in results:

Main Card (ESPN+ PPV, 10 PM ET, 3 PM UK time)

Welterweight (170 pounds): Khamzat Chimaev (178.5* – missed weight) vs. Nate Diaz (171)

Welterweight (170 pounds): Jingliang Li (171) vs. Tony Ferguson (170.5)

Catchweight (180 pounds): Kevin Holland (179.5) vs. Daniel Rodriguez (179)

Bantamweight (140-pound catchweight); Irene Aldana (137.5) vs. Macy Chiasson (139.5)

Light Heavyweight (205 pounds): Johnny Walker (205) vs. Ion Cutelaba (205.5)

Preliminary Card (ESPNews, ESPN+, UFC On Fight Pass, 8 PM ET, 1 PM UK time)

Featherweight (145 pounds): Hakeem Dawodu (149.5*-misses weight) vs. Julian Erosa (146)

Catchweight (220 pounds): Jailton Almeida (216.5) vs. Anton Turkalj (214)

Middleweight (185 pounds): Jamie Pickett (186) vs. Denis Tiuliulin (185.5)

Heavyweight (265 pounds): Jake Collier (266) vs. Chris Barnett (267.5)* – misses weight

Early Prelims (ESPN+, UFC On Fight Pass, 6 PM ET, 11 PM UK time)

Featherweight (145 pounds): Norma Dumont (146) vs. Danyelle Wolf (146)

Bantamweight (135 pounds): Chad Anheliger (135.5) vs. Heili Alateng (135)

Strawweight (115 pounds): Elise Reed (115.5) vs. Melissa Martinez (113.5)

Welterweight (170 pounds): Darian Weeks (170.5) vs. Yohan Lainesse (171)

Last-Minute Changes

UFC decided to make some rotations. Since Khamzat Chimaev massively missed weight, he'll be fighting Kevin Holland. The legendary Nate Diaz will meet another legend and the former interim champ Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson, while Li Jingliang squares off against Daniel Rodriguez.

Nate Diaz Vs Khamzat Chimaev weigh-in was pretty entertaining, but the night of fights looks pretty much promising, despite the disastrous weigh-in miss of Swedish superstar! Hakeem Dawodu and Chris Barnett also missed the scale! Don’t forget to watch the UFC 279 event at 6 PM ET on Saturday!




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