The primary occasion for UFC’s first present of 2021 is formally on.
Calvin Kattar and Max Holloway each made weight for his or her important occasion on Struggle Island.
Each males weighed in at 146lbs and regardless of issues over Holloway’s skill to make featherweight prior to now, it’s mentioned that Blessed was snug making weight his time round.
Elsewhere, Matt Brown and Carlos Condit sq. off within the co-main occasion that sees two veterans collide with a mixed age of 76 within the cage.
They each weighed in at 171lbs and Condit has already revealed that is the ultimate bout on his UFC contract and he feels he wants a win to ensure he isn’t minimize.
Brown has additionally steered this can be his closing battle earlier than retirement, so there’s so much on the road for each males.
The opposite welterweight bout noticed Santiago Ponzinibbio are available at 171lbs for his first battle in two years. His opponent on Saturday, Li Jingliang weighed in at 170.
The viral sensation Joaquin Buckley weighed in a single pound much less that his Italian opponent Alessio di Chirico [186lbs] at 185lbs and apparently sufficient, Buckley was the one one out of everybody to indicate a bit of spice and hearth in the course of the face-off.
He tried to speak to Di Chirico and get near his foe, however UFC president Dana White made positive he didn’t get too shut.
Rounding off the principle card, undefeated middleweights Punahele Soriano and Dusko Todorovic each got here in bang on 186lbs.
Holloway and Kattar are primarily competing for the prospect to face the winner of Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega, every time that battle will get set.
Holloway has already had two cracks at present champion Volkanovski, nevertheless it’s broadly believed he was very laborious completed by in at the least considered one of them.