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UFC 291 Fight Card: Poirier vs Gaethje Rematch for the ‘BMF’ Belt

Get ready for the highly anticipated UFC 291 fight card featuring a lightweight rematch between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje for the ‘BMF’ belt. Don’t miss out on this epic battle!

UFC 291 Fight Card: Poirier vs Gaethje Rematch for the ‘BMF’ Belt

The highly anticipated UFC 291 fight card is set to take place at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City. Headlining the event is a lightweight rematch between the No. 2 ranked Dustin Poirier and the No. 3 ranked Justin Gaethje, with the coveted ‘BMF’ belt on the line. This thrilling showdown promises to be an epic battle between two elite fighters.

In the co-main event, fans will witness former middleweight champion Alex Pereira making his light heavyweight debut against former titleholder Jan Blachowicz. This clash of titans is expected to be a captivating matchup that will keep spectators on the edge of their seats.

The weigh-in for UFC 291 took place on Friday, where all the athletes competing on the fight card officially stepped on the scales. This event marks a significant moment as fighters must meet the required weight limits to ensure fair competition.

Here are the results of the weigh-in:

Fighter Weight (lbs)
Dustin Poirier 155
Justin Gaethje 155
Alex Pereira 205
Jan Blachowicz 205

The main event between Poirier and Gaethje is a highly anticipated rematch. Their first encounter was a thrilling display of skill and determination, with Poirier emerging victorious. Now, Gaethje seeks redemption and aims to dethrone Poirier to claim the ‘BMF’ belt.

In the co-main event, Pereira steps up to the light heavyweight division to face the formidable Blachowicz. Both fighters possess knockout power and have a history of delivering exciting performances. Fans can expect an explosive clash between these two warriors.

UFC 291 is shaping up to be an unforgettable night of fights. With a stacked fight card and high-stakes matchups, fans can anticipate non-stop action and adrenaline-fueled battles. Don’t miss out on witnessing history being made as these elite fighters go head-to-head in the Octagon.