LAS VEGAS – All the pre-fight activities are in the books for UFC on ESPN 30 following Friday’s official weigh-ins and fighter faceoffs.
In the main event, Edson Barboza (22-9 MMA, 16-9 UFC) takes on Giga Chikadze (13-2 MMA, 6-0 UFC) in a battle of elite-level strikers. In the co-feature, Bryan Battle (5-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) meets Gilbert Urbina (6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in the Season 29 “Ultimate Fighter” middleweight final. In the second “TUF 29” final, Brady Hiestand (5-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) takes on Ricky Turcios (10-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at bantamweight.
All but one fighter on the card made weight without issue for the event, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and airs on ESPN and streams on ESPN+.
At the conclusion of the official weigh-ins, the fighters came face to face for final staredowns. Check out the highlights in the video above and a photo gallery from the weigh-ins and faceoffs below.
Photos: UFC on ESPN 30 official weigh-ins and faceoffs
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