Get ready for an epic night of fights at UFC 291 as fighters battle it out for the ‘Baddest Motherf*cker’ title. Check out our predictions and analysis for each matchup!
The highly anticipated UFC 291 event is set to take place this weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fans are eagerly awaiting the main event, where two fighters will battle it out for the coveted ‘Baddest Motherf*cker’ title. With the recent cancellation of the Michel Pereira vs. Stephen Thompson fight, a replacement main card fight between Marcos Rogerio de Lima and Derrick Lewis has been scheduled. Let’s take a closer look at the matchups and make some predictions.
Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Holland
In this welterweight clash, Michael Chiesa will face off against Kevin Holland. Both fighters have impressive records and are known for their aggressive styles. Chiesa will be looking to use his grappling skills to control the fight, while Holland will rely on his striking ability. It’s bound to be an exciting matchup that could go either way.
Tony Ferguson vs. Bobby Green
Tony Ferguson and Bobby Green will go head-to-head in a lightweight showdown. Ferguson is a seasoned veteran with a well-rounded skill set, while Green is known for his striking prowess. This fight has the potential to be a war, with both fighters looking to make a statement.
Derrick Lewis vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Originally scheduled as a preliminary card fight, Derrick Lewis and Marcos Rogerio de Lima have been promoted to the main card due to the cancellation of another bout. Lewis, the underdog, will be looking to pull off an upset against de Lima, the favorite. With Lewis’s knockout power and de Lima’s well-rounded skills, this fight could go either way.
Jan Blachowicz vs. Alex Pereira
Jan Blachowicz will defend his light heavyweight title against Alex Pereira. Blachowicz has been on a dominant run in the division, while Pereira is a highly skilled striker. It will be interesting to see if Pereira can dethrone the champion and claim the title for himself.
Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje
The main event of the evening will feature a lightweight clash between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje. Both fighters are known for their aggressive styles and knockout power. This fight has the potential to be an all-out war, with both fighters looking to make a statement and solidify their place in the division.
The preliminary card features several exciting matchups that are sure to deliver action-packed fights. Gabriel Bonfim is the unanimous pick on the prelims, with a betting favorite status against Trevin Giles. Other fighters like Roman Kopylov, Jake Matthews, and Miranda Maverick also have big leads from our pickers.
UFC 291 is shaping up to be an incredible night of fights, with the ‘Baddest Motherf*cker’ title on the line. Fans can expect high-octane action and memorable moments from some of the best fighters in the world. Don’t miss out on this epic event!
|Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Holland||TBD|
|Tony Ferguson vs. Bobby Green||TBD|
|Derrick Lewis vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima||TBD|
|Jan Blachowicz vs. Alex Pereira||TBD|
|Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje||TBD|
- UFC 291 is set to take place in Salt Lake City, Utah
- Main event features a fight for the ‘Baddest Motherf*cker’ title
- Michel Pereira vs. Stephen Thompson fight was canceled
- Replacement main card fight between Marcos Rogerio de Lima and Derrick Lewis
- Michael Chiesa
- Kevin Holland
- Tony Ferguson
- UFC 291
- ‘Baddest Motherf*cker’ title
- Fight predictions