Abu Dhabi-After the pre-match press conference on Thursday, UFC 253 athletes from the two championship battles appeared for the first time in the official competition last week.
UFC middleweight champion Israeli Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) tied for the championship with Brazilian powerhouse Paulo Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) in the main event on Saturday. To celebrate the end of the event, Soon after they arrived in the town, the running-in was much worse than before.
The common headlines are also business. Dominick Reyes (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) will compete with Jan Blachowicz (26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) for the vacant lightweight title after Jon Jones vacated his belt in August.
UFC 253 will be held on Saturday at the Flash Forum in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. After preparing for ESPN2 and ESPN+, play the main card on a pay-per-use basis.
Watch the video above to watch the UFC 253 pre-match press conference face off with the championship athletes.