ABU DHABI – The athletes from UFC 253’s two title bouts experienced their initially official staredown of fight week next Thursday’s pre-battle information conference.

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (19- MMA, eight- UFC), who places his title on the line in opposition to Brazilian powerhouse Paulo Costa (13- MMA, five- UFC) in Saturday’s main function, capped off the festivities, and they ended up significantly additional serious than their prior operate-in shortly just after arriving in town.

The co-headliners ended up all enterprise, also. Dominick Reyes (12-one MMA, 6-1 UFC) will struggle Jan Blachowicz (26-eight MMA, 9-five UFC) for the vacant mild heavyweight championship following Jon Jones vacated the belt in August.

UFC 253 will take area Saturday at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The key card airs on pay-per-look at subsequent prelims on ESPN2 and ESPN+.

View the movie previously mentioned to see the UFC 253 pre-combat push meeting faceoffs with the title-combat athletes.

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