LAS VEGAS: FightBook MMA has your weigh-In results for UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega.
This event will take place Saturday, September 25, 2021, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. All bouts will be simulcast on ESPN+ in English and Spanish beginning at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT with the ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass prelims. The prelims will continue exclusively on ESPNews, ESPN Deportes & ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT followed by the ESPN+ Pay-Per-View main card that will kick off at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
In the main event, The Ultimate Fighter coaches collide when UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski (22-1) fighting out of Windang, NSW, Australia defends his title against #2 ranked contender Brian Ortega (15-1 1NC) fighting out of Los Angeles, Calif. Volkanovski is coming in at -155 while Ortega is at +135.
In the co-main event. UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko (21-3) fighting out of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan will go for her sixth consecutive title defense when she meets #3 ranked contender Lauren Murphy (15-4) fighting out of Houston, Texas. Valentina Shevchenko odds come in at -1,600 while her opponent Lauren Murphy comes in at +900.
Also on the card, we will see a highly anticipated rematch when Nick Diaz (26-9 2NC) fighting out of Stockton, Calif. returns to take on former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler (28-15 1NC) fighting out of Coconut Creek, Fla. in a five-round non-title fight. Nick Diaz steps in the cage so far at -110 while Robbie Lawler is also at -110.
UFC 266 weigh-in results: Volkanovski vs Ortega:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Champ Alexander Volkanovski (144.5) vs. Brian Ortega (144) – for featherweight title
- Champ Valentina Shevchenko (124) vs. Lauren Murphy (125) – for women’s flyweight title
- Nick Diaz (185.5) vs. Robbie Lawler (184)
- Curtis Blaydes (261) vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (257)
- Jessica Andrade (126) vs. Cynthia Calvillo (126)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPNews, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
- Marlon Moraes (135.5) vs. Merab Dvalishvili (135.5)
- Nasrat Haqparast (154.5) vs. Dan Hooker (155.5)
- Shamil Abdurakhimov (258) vs. Chris Daukaus (231)
- Roxanne Modafferi (125.5) vs. Taila Santos (125)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
- Uros Medic (156) vs. Jalin Turner (156)
- Cody Brundage (185.5) vs. Nick Maximov (185.5)
- Martin Sano (170) vs. Matthew Semelsberger (170.5)
- Omar Morales (145.5) vs. Jonathan Pearce (145.5)
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