Video: Israel Adesanya Weighs 200.5, Carries Pizza To Weigh-In

Israel Adesanya weighed well under the light heavyweight limit, and brought a pizza to snack on, at the UFC 259 weigh-in ahead of his fight with Jan Blachowicz.

Adesanya, who could have weighed as much as 205-pounds for the UFC light heavyweight title fight, hit the scales at 200.5-pounds on Friday. He traded out the MMA gloves for a box of pizza to the weigh-in.

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This is in line with claims from Adesanya and his camp that he will not be bulking up significantly for Saturday's fight. Instead of trying to match Blachowicz's mass, Adesanya's camp planned to use their training camp to build the perfect gameplan and sharpest tools.

UFC 259 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, March 6. The pay-per-view card is headlined by a champion vs. champion super-fight between UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz and challenger Israel Adesanya. The card also boasts two other title fights: Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling for the UFC men's bantamweight title, and Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson for the women's featherweight strap. Keep up with Fightful for all your event-related coverage.

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