UFC 283 weigh-in results: Everyone makes weight for first pay-per-view of 2023

RIO DE JANEIRO – MMA Junkie was on-scene and reporting live from Friday’s official UFC 283 fighter weigh-ins, where everyone made weight for Saturday’s card.

In the main event, former light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira (33-8 MMA, 16-6 UFC) takes on Jamahal Hill (11-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) for the vacant title. In the co-feature, flyweight champ Deiveson Figueiredo (21-2-1 MMA, 10-2-1 UFC) and former champ and current interim titleholder Brandon Moreno (20-6-2 MMA, 8-3-2 UFC) who meet for the fourth time in a rematch with the unified title at stake.

All four title-fight competitors made weight without issue, as did the other 26 fighters on the card. The only fighter to struggle was main event backup fighter Anthony Smith (36-17 MMA, 11-7 UFC), who was four pounds heavy on his first attempt on the scale. Fortunately for him, however, his services don’t appear to be required.

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The early weigh-ins took place at the UFC host hotel in Rio de Janeiro and precede the ceremonial weigh-ins for the fans, which take place at 3 p.m. ET at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event, which has a main card on pay-per-view following prelims on ABC and early prelims on ESPN+.

The full UFC 283 weigh-in results included:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Glover Teixeira (205) vs. Jamahal Hill (204.5) – for vacant light heavyweight title

  • Champ Deiveson Figueiredo (125) vs. Brandon Moreno (125) – for flyweight title

  • Gilbert Burns (170) vs. Neil Magny (171)

  • Jessica Andrade (125) vs. Lauren Murphy (125.5)

  • Paul Craig (205) vs. Johnny Walker (205)

PRELIMINARY CARD (ABC, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Ihor Potieria (205) vs. Mauricio Rua (205)

  • Brunno Ferreira (185) vs. Gregory Rodrigues (186)

  • Melquizael Costa (155) vs. Thiago Moises (155.5)

  • Gabriel Bonfim (171) vs. Mounir Lazzez (170.5)

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)

  • Shamil Abdurakhimov (263) vs. Jailton Almeida (232)

  • Luan Lacerda (136) vs. Cody Stamann (135)

  • Ismael Bonfim (156) vs. Terrance McKinney (156)

  • Warlley Alves (171) vs. Nicolas Dalby (170)

  • Zarah Fairn (146) vs. Josiane Nunes (145.5)

  • Daniel Marcos (136) vs. Saimon Oliveira (136)

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