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UFC 273 Weigh Ins: Volkanovski vs. Korean Zombie

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The UFC returns to Jacksonville, FL this Saturday night for UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie. Emanating from the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, UFC 273 will feature two highly anticipated championship bouts.

In the main event of the evening, Alexander Volkanovski will put his featherweight championship on the line against fan favorite, Chan Sung Jung, better known as the ‘Korean Zombie.’ In the evening’s co-main event Aljamain Sterling will rematch rival Petr Yan to determine the undisputed bantamweight champion.

Also on tap for the event is the return of welterweight sensation Khamzat Chimaev who faces his toughest test to date when he meets #2 ranked welterweight and former title challenger, Gilbert Burns.

Before we get to Saturday’s festivities, all fighters must step onto the scale. Results will be updated as they become available. Will all 26 make weight for their respective bouts? Find out below:

UFC 273 PPV Main Card on ESPN+ (10 p.m. ET)

UFC Featherweight Championship Bout
Alexander Volkanovski (144.5lbs) vs. ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung (144.5lbs)

UFC Bantamweight Championship Bout
Aljamain Sterling (134.5lbs) vs. Petr Yan (134lbs)

Welterweight Bout
Gilbert Burns (170lbs) vs. Khamzat Chimaev (170lbs)

Strawweight Bout
Mackenzie Dern (115.5lbs) vs. Tecia Torres (115.5lbs)

Lightweight Bout
Mark O. Madsen (155lbs) vs. Vinc Pichel (155.5lbs)

UFC 273 Prelims on ESPN/ESPN+ (8:00 p.m. ET)

Welterweight Bout
Ian Garry (170.5lbs) vs. Darian Weeks (170.5lbs)

Heavyweight Bout
Jairzinho Rozenstruik (252.5lbs) vs. Marcin Tybura (253lbs)

Bantamweight Bout
Raquel Pennington (134.5lbs) vs. Aspen Ladd (136lbs)

Welterweight Bout
Mickey Gall (170.5lbs) vs. Mike Malott (170.5lbs)

UFC 273 Early Prelims on ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass (6:00 p.m. ET)

Heavyweight Bout
Aleksei Oleinik (244lbs) vs. Jared Vaderaa (266lbs)

Middleweight Bout
Anthony Hernandez (186lbs) vs. Josh Fremd (185.5lbs)

Strawweight Bout
*Kay Hansen (118.5lbs) vs. Piera Rodriguez (115lbs)

Bantamweight Bout
*Julio Arce (136.5lbs) vs. Daniel Santos (135.5lbs)

The main event and co-main event are official for UFC 273 on Saturday night with all participants successfully making weight.

Kay Hansen missed weight, coming in at 118.5 pounds for her strawweight bout with Piera Rodriguez. Hansen will not attempt to cut additional weight, but the fight will proceed as scheduled.

Bantamweight Julio Arce also came in over weight for his scheduled bout with Daniel Santos. Arce was 0.5lbs over the bantamweight limit. The fight will proceed as scheduled.

The UFC’s ceremonial weigh-ins and face-offs will air live on UFC Fight Pass at 4 p.m. ET on Friday. Saturday’s preliminary card will begin at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass with the main card airing exclusively on ESPN+ at 10 p.m. ET.

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