UFC 243: Rob Whittaker and Israel Adesanya both make weight, middleweight title fight is on!

UFC 243 is only one day away and all the main card fighters have made weight ahead of the highly anticipated UFC middleweight unification fight between Rob Whittaker and Israel Adesanya.

Two fighters on the early preliminary portion of the card have missed weight and will give up 20% of their purse.

Full weigh-in results and start times for UFC 243 below:

Main Card (Mainevent PPV) – 1pm AEDT

  • Robert Whittaker (c) (185lbs) vs. Israel Adesanya (ic) (184lbs) – UFC middleweight title
  • Al Iaquinta (155lbs) vs. Dan Hooker (155lbs)
  • Tai Tuivasa  (264lbs) vs. Sergey Spivak (233lbs)
  • Luke Jumeau (171lbs) vs. Dhiego Lima (171lbs)
  • Justin Tafa (265lbs) vs. Yorgan De Castro (265lbs)

Preliminary Card (ESPN 1 or 2/UFC Fight Pass) – 11am AEDT

  • Jake Matthews (171lbs) vs. Rostem Akman (171lbs)
  • Callan Potter (171lbs) vs. Maki Pitolo (170bs)
  • Jamie Mullarkey (156lbs) vs. Brad Riddell (156lbs)
  • Megan Anderson (146lbs) vs. Zarah Fairn dos Santos (146lbs)

Early Prelims (UFC Fight Pass) – 9:45am AEDT

  • Nadia Kassem (126lbs) vs. Ji Yeon Kim (128lbs)

Kim has two hours to cut the remaining two pounds or will forfeit 20% of her fight purse

  • Khalid Taha (137lbs) vs. Bruno Silva (136lbs)

Taha missed weight and will forfeit 20% of his fight purse.

A reminder that daylight saving comes into effect in Victoria on October 6. Times are Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time.

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