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We have our recent featherweight champion Alex “the Great” Volkanovski who has been on a 9 fight win streak since 2016. The most notable wins are over Max Holloway, Jose Aldo, and Chad Mendez. The challenger is none other than Brian “T-City” Ortega, who has 8 wins and 1 loss since he entered the UFC.
INTERIM HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ON THE LINE!
The winner will be the UFC Interim Heavyweight Championship and will get the next shot at facing Francis Ngannou!
In the co-main event, you have Pedro Munhoz vs. Jose Aldo (bantamweight bout) and fighting is Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque (welterweight bout) and Tecia Torres vs. Angela Hill (women's strawweight bout) great matches to watch.
SETTLE THE SCORE
What can we expect in the anticipated trilogy between Poirier vs Conor III. Lets look at the stats Poirier is the more active of the two. The big question is how will Conor adjust his game plan. He needs to add grappling to his arsenal. Poirier needs to do the same thing but add combinations to his leg kicks. Poirier has to bring the pressure and take him down early to make Conor work. Dustin Poirier looking to stamp this trilogy with a win!
For those who don’t know who Fedor Emilionenko is let’s go back to 2002 when he first entered the Pride organization in Japan. He entered the pride organization with a 6 fight winning streak in Rings organization in Russia. He had several Sambo tournaments under his belt. Fedor was looking to establish himself as a force to be reckon with in the heavy weight division. The MMA world had no idea Fedor was about to embark in one of the most illustrious MMA runs in history.