Current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will square off with Dustin Poirier for the promotions interim lightweight title in tonight’s UFC 236 headliner.
Tonight’s main event will serve as a rematch, as Poirier and Holloway first met in 2012 with “The Diamond” emerging victorious by way of submission.
Since then, Max Holloway has gone 16-2 and will enters tonight’s contest on a thirteeen fight win streak. In his latest effort, “Blessed” brutalized Brian Ortega at UFC 231.
Meanwhile, Dustin Poirier has gone 12-4 since defeating Holloway in 2012. “The Diamond” will enter tonight’s interim lightweight title bout on a four-fight win streak. In his most recent outing at UFC Calgary, Poirier defeated former champ Eddie Alvarez via TKO.
In the co-headliner of tonight’s UFC 236 event in Atlanta, Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya will square off for the promotions interim middleweight title.
Kelvin Gastelum is coming off back-to-back victories over Michael Bisping and Jacare Souza in his most recent efforts.
Meanwhile, Israel Adesanya was most recently seen in action at UFC 234, where he defeated Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. “Stylebender” will enter tonight’s contest sporting an undefeated professional record of 16-0.
If that wasn’t enough to get you interested, UFC 236 also features a key light heavyweight bout between Ovince Saint Preux and Nikita Krylov.
Get all of tonight’s UFC 236 Results below:
UFC 236 Main Card (PPV)
Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier – Poirier def. Holloway via unanimous decision (49-46 x3)
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya – Adesanya def. Gastelum via unanimous decision (48-46 x3)
Eryk Anders vs. Khalil Rountree – Rountree def. Anders via unanimous decision (30-26 x3)
Dwight Grant vs. Alan Jouban – Grant defeats Jouban via split-decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Nikita Krylov vs. Ovince Saint Preux – Krylov def. Saint Preux via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:30 of Round 2
UFC 236 Prelims (ESPN+)
Matt Frevola vs. Jalin Turner – Frevola def. Turner via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Alexandre Pantoja vs. Wilson Reis – Pantoja def. Reis via TKO (punches) at 2:15 of Round 2
Max Griffin vs. Zelim Imadaev – Griffin def. Imadaev via majority decision (29-28, 29-27, 28-28)
Boston Salmon vs. Khalid Taha – Taha def. Salmon via TKO (punches) at 0:25 of Round 1
Curtis Millender vs. Belal Muhammad – Muhammad def. Curtis Millender via unanimous decision (29-27 x2, 30-26)
Montel Jackson vs. Andre Soukhamthath– Jackson def. Soukhamthath via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-27)
Poliana Botelho vs. Lauren Mueller – Botelho def. Mueller via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Randy Costa vs. Brandon Davis – Davis def. Costa via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:12 of Round 2
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