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Jones weighed in against Gane.

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Jon Jones finally makes his heavyweight debut this Saturday at UFC 285.

Which, of course, will hit the scales Friday morning in Las Vegas. Although there was no chance that Jones would miss the weight. But many eyes will be on the former light heavyweight champion to see how much he will weigh for his heavyweight championship bout with Ciryl Gane.

The pair will contest the championship vacant by Francis Ngannou, who left the UFC earlier this year to test free agency waters.

Jones hasn’t fought since a February 2020 win over Dominic Reyes was Jones’ second straight win that caused some to question the scorecard. On paper, Jones was victorious. But not a small number of people scored a fight for Reyes. The same was true for his previous opponent, Thiago Santos.

Earlier during UFC 285 fight week, Jones refused to play with his food. When it was suggested that he was tired of defending the light heavyweight title in the latter stages, But he admits he is searching for a bigger challenge. Three years later, he has former UFC Provisional Heavyweight Champion “Bon Gamin” heading into a bout to an epic victory against Tai Tuivasa in UFC’s Paris debut this past September. come and will look for an undisputed position in hopes of bringing about greater events. birthplace in france

In the co-main event of UFC 285, Valentina Shevchenko looks to defend the number eight title against Alexa Grasso. The second to hold the title in the UFC this year, after Brandon Moreno, returned to UFC 283 in the flyweight division in January.

Bo Nickal debuts, Cody Garbrandt returns, Shavkat Rachmonov looks perfect against Jeff Neil — a big card in Las Vegas this weekend

Cageside Press has been in Las Vegas all week to bring you behind-the-scenes coverage of UFC 285 — all results from Friday’s official weigh-in can be found below.

UFC 285: Jones vs. Gane Weigh Results

primary card

heavyweight: Jon Jones vs. Cyril Gain — For the vacant UFC Heavyweight Champion
female flyweight: Valentina Shevchenko (c) with Alexa Grasso — for the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship
Welterweight: Jeff Neal vs. Chafkat Rachmonov
light weight: Mateusz Gamrot and Jalin Turner
Middleweight: Bonickal vs. Jamie Pickett

preliminary card

Bantamweight version: Cody Garbrandt vs. Trevin Jones
Middleweight: Derek Brunson vs. Dricus du Plessis
female flyweight: Viviane Araújo and Amanda Ribas
Middleweight: Julian Marquez vs. Marc-André Barriault

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Welterweight: Ian Garry vs. Song Canan
Bantamweight version: Cameron Syman vs. Leomana Martinez
Women’s Strawweight: Jessica Penn and Tabata Ricci
Bantamweight version: Da’Mon Blackshear vs. Farid Basharat
light weight: Esteban Ribovic vs. Loic Radzabov

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