NEW YORK – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Friday’s official UFC 268 fighter weigh-ins, which kick off at 9 a.m. ET (6 a.m. PT).

The early weigh-ins take place at the UFC host hotel in New York and precede the ceremonial weigh-ins for the fans, which take place at 5 p.m. ET at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Madison Square Garden hosts Saturday’s event, which has a main card on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPNews and early prelims on ESPN+.

Among those weighing in are welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (19-1 MMA, 14-0 UFC) and former interim champ Colby Covington (16-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC), who meet in the main event rematch; women’s strawweight champ Rose Namajunas (10-4 MMA, 8-3 UFC) and former champ Zhang Weili (21-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC), who meet in the co-main event rematch; and former Bellator champ Michael Chandler (22-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and ex-UFC interim lightweight titleholder Justin Gaethje (22-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC), who open up the main card.

The full UFC 268 weigh-in results include:

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

Champ Kamaru Usman () vs. Colby Covington () – for welterweight title
Champ Rose Namajunas () vs. Zhang Weili () – for women’s strawweight title
Frankie Edgar () vs. Marlon Vera ()
Shane Burgos () vs. Billy Quarantillo ()
Michael Chandler () vs. Justin Gaethje ()

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPNews/ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)

Andreas Michailidis () vs. Alex Pereira ()
Bobby Green () vs. Al Iaquinta ()
Chris Curtis () vs. Phil Hawes ()
Nassourdine Imavov () vs. Edmen Shahbazyan ()

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

Ian Garry () vs. Jordan Williams ()
Chris Barnett () vs. Gian Villante ()
John Allan () vs. Dustin Jacoby ()
Melsik Baghdasaryan () vs. Bruno Souza ()
Ode Osbourne () vs. CJ Vergara ()

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