The highly anticipated rematch between Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya has been confirmed, as both fighters have made weight for their middleweight title match at UFC 287. Pereira weighed in at 185 pounds, while Adesanya came in just shy at 184.5 pounds.
Adesanya was the first fighter to weigh in on the day, with Pereira arriving later in the weigh-in window. A similar success was seen during the welterweight co-main event weigh-ins, as both Gilbert Burns and Jorge Masvidal successfully weighed in, with Burns at 170 pounds and Masvidal at 171.
However, the weigh-ins were not without issue for Christian Rodriguez, who failed to make weight on his first attempt, coming in at 137.5 pounds, 1.5 pounds over the bantamweight limit. As of the time of writing, Rodriguez was given additional time to cut weight before his bout with Raul Rosas Jr.
Fans can watch the highly anticipated Pereira vs. Adesanya rematch, as Adesanya attempts to reclaim his title from current champ Pereira live on Saturday. The full UFC 287 fight card includes several other exciting matchups, with the main card available on ESPN+ pay-per-view.
Overall, the weigh-ins were successful for most fighters, with the confirmed card set to feature a range of talented contenders across a variety of weight classes.