Get ready for UFC 291: Poirier vs. Gaethje 2 as two of the hardest-hitting fighters go head-to-head for the BMF Title. Find out who will emerge victorious in this highly anticipated rematch.
UFC 291 is set to take place at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah and will be aired on ESPN+ in the U.S. Fight fans are eagerly anticipating the rematch between Poirier and Gaethje, who previously fought in 2018. Poirier emerged victorious with a TKO in a classic battle.
Since their first encounter, both fighters have had impressive records, with 6 wins and 2 losses each. Their only losses came at the hands of the same opponents, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Charles Oliveira.
Jorge Masvidal, the first BMF Champion, believes that Gaethje has made significant improvements and will seek to avenge his previous defeat. However, Poirier is not to be underestimated, as he has some new tricks up his sleeve, according to Masvidal.
The co-main event will feature a clash between former champions Jan Blachowicz and Alex Pereira. Blachowicz, a former UFC light heavyweight champion, will face off against Pereira, a former middleweight champion. Both fighters will be looking to solidify their positions as top contenders in the light heavyweight division.
Here are the main card matchups for UFC 291:
|Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje||BMF belt|
|Jan Blachowicz vs. Alex Pereira||Light Heavyweights|
|Tony Ferguson vs. Bobby Green||Lightweights|
|Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Holland||Welterweights|
|Stephen Thompson vs. Michel Pereira||Welterweights|
The preliminary card will also feature exciting matchups, including Derrick Lewis vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima in the heavyweight division and Jake Matthews vs. Darrius Flowers in the welterweight division.
To catch all the action, fans can sign up to watch the UFC 291 PPV exclusively on ESPN+.
- Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje will face off in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 291.
- Both fighters have impressive records, with 6 wins and 2 losses each.
- The co-main event will feature Jan Blachowicz vs. Alex Pereira, former champions in their respective weight classes.
- Fans can watch the UFC 291 PPV on ESPN+.
- Dustin Poirier
- Justin Gaethje
- Jorge Masvidal
- UFC 291
- BMF Title