UFC 269 will be taking place on Saturday December 11th from a venue that has yet to be announced, but what will the main event be?
The company is reportedly working on a major clash to Main Event the show, with a stacked undercard for the last numbered UFC event of 2021.
Here is everything you need to know about the Main Event and Co-Main Event for UFC 269.
What Is The Main Event of UFC 269
This will be Poirier’s third fight of 2021, after defeating Conor McGregor in January and June, with the first fight ending via TKO and the second finishing via doctor stoppage when McGregor could not continue due to a fracture.
Despite Poirier going 2-1 over Notorious, he added that the Irish fighter is the ‘biggest puncher’ he has ever faced. Speaking to Patrick Bet-David and Valuetainment, he said: “Conor McGregor [packs the heaviest punch], no doubt about it.
“As the biggest puncher I’ve fought? Yeah, he’s a special individual for sure. Fought him in 2014, lost, and that was on his, you know when his trajectory was sky is the limit. He was on his way up and he tore through everybody, became a two-weight champion.”
What Is The Co-Main Event?
The co-main event for the show, which HAS been officially announced by the company, will see Amanda Nunes defend her UFC Bantamweight Title against Julianna Pena.
Pena has been goading the two-division Champion into a fight for a long time, with the UFC President White noting that she was “hounding” him for the fight to be put together.
Amazingly, there is even a third major Title fight taking place on the card, with Brandon Moreno defending his Flyweight Title against Deiveson Figueiredo. This will be the third and likely final fight in their lower-weight trilogy that is set to be explosive, to say the least.
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