LONDON – Twenty-eight fighters got here nose to nose Friday on the eve of UFC Battle Night time 208, the promotion’s second occasion of the yr being held at The O2.

Atop the cardboard, Curtis Blaydes and Tom Aspinall meet Saturday in a pivotal heavyweight matchup on ESPN+. Within the co-headliner, Chris Curtis steps in on quick discover to tackle Jack Hermansson in a middleweight conflict. The principle card additionally options breakout U.Ok. stars Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann.

One of many greater moments throughout Friday’s ceremonial weigh-ins was the faceoff between Muhammad Mokaev and Charles Johnson, who needed to be separated by UFC matchmaker Mick Maynard after Mokaev’s fist grazed the facet of Johnson’s head.

Try a full card’s value of faceoffs within the video above and scroll via a gallery of photographs under.