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UFC 299: O’Malley vs. Vera 2 – Bantamweight Title Rematch Set for Miami

Get ready for UFC 299: O’Malley vs. Vera 2, a highly anticipated bantamweight title rematch. Find out the event details, main card fights, and predictions for the exciting matchups. Don’t miss the action in Miami!

Fight Prediction
Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera 2 O’Malley retains his title by unanimous decision
Dustin Poirier vs. Benoit Saint-Denis Saint-Denis weathers an early storm and takes over down the stretch to win a hard-fought unanimous decision
Curtis Blaydes vs. Jailton Almeida Blaydes grinds out a decision victory with his dominant wrestling
Gilbert Burns vs. Jack Della Maddalena Burns uses his experience and grappling to hand Della Maddalena his first loss by submission
Kevin Holland vs. Michael Page Holland ekes out a split decision win with his size and grappling

Get ready for an electrifying night of fights at UFC 299 in Miami!

UFC 299: O’Malley vs. Vera 2

UFC 299 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at the Kaseya Center in Miami, Florida. This highly anticipated event will feature a bantamweight title rematch between champion Sean O’Malley and #1 contender Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera.

The main card, which kicks off at 10:00 PM EST, promises an action-packed night of fights. The co-main event will showcase a lightweight clash between former interim champ Dustin Poirier and rising contender Benoit Saint-Denis.

Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera 2

The main event of UFC 299 is a rematch three and a half years in the making. Sean O’Malley, the current bantamweight champion, looks to avenge his only loss against Marlon Vera. O’Malley captured the title in his last fight with a spectacular knockout of Aljamain Sterling. Since his defeat to Vera in 2020, O’Malley has gone unbeaten in six straight fights, showcasing his creative striking and colorful personality. Now, he aims to solidify his status as the bantamweight king.

Dustin Poirier vs. Benoit Saint-Denis

In the co-main event, former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier takes on the surging French prospect Benoit Saint-Denis. Poirier, known as ‘The Diamond’, is looking to rebound after a brutal head kick KO loss to Justin Gaethje. With his crisp boxing and underrated grappling, Poirier remains one of the best lightweights in the world. However, Saint-Denis has been on a tear, winning five straight fights, all by finish. This matchup promises to be a thrilling battle between experience and youth.

Other Main UFC 299 Card Fights

Aside from the main and co-main events, UFC 299 features other exciting matchups. Heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Jailton Almeida collide in a clash of styles, with Blaydes’ dominant wrestling against Almeida’s submission skills. Top welterweights Gilbert Burns and Jack Della Maddalena square off in a pivotal matchup, with Burns looking to use his elite grappling to hand Della Maddalena his first loss. Lastly, welterweight action fighters Kevin Holland and Michael Page meet in a striking battle that is sure to entertain.

Don’t miss out on the electrifying action of UFC 299 in Miami!