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UFC 253 video: Watch champ Israel Adesanya, challenger Paulo Costa make weight

ABU DHABI – The main event title fight for Saturday night is set on “Fight Island.”

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) and fellow unbeaten challenger Paulo Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) made weight Friday ahead of their UFC 253 headliner.

Costa was 185 pounds, right on the championship limit. The champ, Adesanya, was a pound under at 184. Check out their trips to the scale in the video above.

UFC 253 takes place Saturday at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN2 and ESPN+.

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