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Get Ready for an Epic Showdown: Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje at UFC 291

Get ready for an epic showdown as Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje face off in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 291. Don’t miss the action and tune in on Saturday night!

Prepare for an adrenaline-fueled battle as Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje go head-to-head in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 291. With a history of delivering explosive fights, these two fighters are set to captivate audiences once again.

The Battle for Supremacy

Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje are no strangers to thrilling performances. Poirier, known for his relentless determination, has secured eight ‘Fight of the Night’ bonuses in his UFC career, making him one of the most exciting fighters to watch. Gaethje, equally as formidable, has earned seven of these coveted bonuses.

Their first encounter in 2018 was an instant classic, leaving fans on the edge of their seats for 15½ minutes. Poirier emerged victorious with a TKO in the fourth round, but both fighters have evolved since then. As they prepare to face off once more, anticipation is reaching fever pitch.

A Weekend of Sensational Fights

While Poirier and Gaethje steal the spotlight, UFC 291 promises a lineup of thrilling matchups that should not be overlooked. Here are some of the other must-see fights on the card:

Fight Event
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Makoto Shinryu Bellator x Rizin 2
Jan Blachowicz vs. Alex Pereira UFC 291
AJ McKee vs. Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire Bellator x Rizin 2

A Battle for Redemption

In the co-main event, Kyoji Horiguchi and Makoto Shinryu will face off in a clash of flyweight titans. Horiguchi, a former bantamweight champion in both Bellator and Rizin, aims to add another prestigious belt to his collection. Shinryu, on a 10-fight winning streak, is determined to make a name for himself on the international stage.

The Light Heavyweight Showdown

Jan Blachowicz and Alex Pereira will square off in a pivotal matchup with potential title implications. Blachowicz, a former UFC light heavyweight champion, seeks to prove that he still belongs among the division’s elite. Pereira, a former middleweight champion, aims to make a statement in his move up to the 205-pound weight class.

Other Exciting Fights to Watch

  • AJ McKee vs. Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire: A quarterfinal clash in the Bellator Lightweight World Grand Prix.
  • Seika Izawa vs. Claire Lopez: Izawa defends her super atomweight championship in Rizin.
  • Stephen Thompson vs. Michel Pereira: A clash of contrasting styles that promises fireworks.
  • Derrick Lewis vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima: Lewis looks to end his losing streak in a heavyweight showdown.
  • Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Holland: Two fighters known for their exciting performances go head-to-head.
  • Kai Asakura vs. Juan Archuleta: A battle for the vacant Rizin bantamweight championship.
  • Tony Ferguson vs. Bobby Green: Ferguson aims to bounce back from a string of losses against Green.

Don’t Miss the Action

UFC 291 is set to be a night of unforgettable fights, with Poirier vs. Gaethje taking center stage. Make sure to tune in on Saturday night to witness these warriors go to war in the octagon.