Get ready for the legendary rematch between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje at UFC 291. Find out the weigh-in results and the matchups for this highly anticipated event.
The highly anticipated rematch between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje is set to take place at UFC 291. Known for their hard-hitting and violent bouts, Poirier and Gaethje have become fan favorites in the UFC lightweight division. After their epic fight in 2018, where Poirier claimed a TKO victory, both fighters went on to win interim gold but suffered losses in title fights against Khabib Nurmagomedov and Charles Oliveira. Despite not expecting to meet again, fate has brought them back together, with the ‘BMF’ title on the line. The winner of this main event fight will also earn a shot at the winner of Islam Makhachev vs. Charlies Oliveira 2.
UFC 291 Weigh-In Results
Below are the results of the weigh-ins for UFC 291:
|Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje — for the UFC ‘BMF’ championship|
|Light Heavyweight: Jan Błachowicz vs. Alex Pereira|
|Welterweight: Stephen Thompson vs. Michel Pereira|
|Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs. Bobby Green|
|Welterweight: Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Holland|
|Welterweight: Gabriel Bonfim vs. Trevin Giles|
|Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Marcos Rogério de Lima|
|Middleweight: Roman Kopylov vs. Claudio Ribeiro|
|Welterweight: Jake Matthews vs. Darrius Flowers|
|Early Preliminary Card|
|Flyweight: C.J. Vergara vs. Vinicius Salvador|
|Welterweight: Matthew Semelsberger vs. Uroš Medić|
|Women’s Flyweight: Miranda Maverick vs. Priscila Cachoeira|
Stay tuned for the exciting matchups at UFC 291!