For the first time ever, the #1 and #2 Pound-for-Pound fighters in the world are fighting each other. The UFC returns to Australia after a 3-year drought, let's see how the fighters weighed in:
Lightweight: Islam Makhachev (155) vs. Alexander Volkanovski (154.5) - Title fight. 5-round Main Event
Featherweight: Yair Rodriguez (145) vs. Josh Emmett (145) - Interim title fight. 5-round Co-Main Event.
Welterweight: Jack Della Maddelena (171) vs. Randy Brown (171)
Heavyweight: Justin Tafa (266) vs. Parker Porter (264)
Light Heavyweight: Jimmy Crute (204.5) vs. Alonzo Menifield (206)
Light Heavyweigh: Tyson Pedro (206) vs Modestas Bukauskas (206)
Featherweight: Josh Culibao (146) vs Melsik Baghdasaryan (146)
Flyweight: Shannon Ross (125.5) vs Kleydson Rodrigues (127)
Lightweight: Jamie Mullarkey (155) vs Francisco Prado (154.5)
Featherweight: Jack Jenkins (145.5) vs Don Shainis (146)
Women’s Strawweight: Loma Lookboonmee (115.5) vs Elise Reed (115.5)
Featherweight: Shane Young (145.5) vs Blake Bilder (146)
Lightweight: Zubaira Tukhugov (157.5) vs Elves Brenner (155.5)
Kleydson Rodriguez missed weight by 1 lbs and wil be fined 20% of his purse.
Zubaira Tukhugov missed weight by 1.5 lbs and will be fined 30% of his purse. The fight will continue at Catchweight.
All fighters have weighed in and the card will proceed as planned. Will Volkanovski become the 5th ever 'champ champ,' or will Makhachev send him back to where he came? Let us know your prediction in the comments below.