NEW YORK – Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler were sharp on the scale ahead of Saturday’s highly anticipated UFC 268 matchup.

The pairing between former WSOF/interim UFC champ Gaethje (22-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) and former Bellator titleholder Chandler (22-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will open the pay-per-view main card at Madison Square Garden following prelims on ESPNNews and ESPN+. Now it’s official after both men made weight on Friday morning.

This. Will. Be. Fire.

Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler have made weight for Saturday’s main card opener. It’s official now!#UFC268 | Full results:

— MMA Junkie (@MMAjunkie) November 5, 2021

UFC 268 weigh-ins took place at the host hotel in Manhattan.

Gaethje weighed in at 155.6 pounds and was the fourth fighter on the scale in the two-hour official weigh-ins window. Chandler tipped the scale at 155.2 pounds about 30 minutes later.

Check out the video above to see Gaethje and Chandler make weight.


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