UFC 269 FAQ
Who is fighting in the UFC 269 main event?
Charles Oliveira is defending the UFC lightweight title against Dustin Poirier in the main event. This is Oliveira’s first title defense after beating Michael Chandler by KO/TKO in May to win the vacant lightweight title. Poirier is coming off two consecutive wins over Conor McGregor and previously held the interim lightweight title.
Who is fighting in the co-main event of UFC 269?
Amanda Nunes is defending the women’s bantamweight title against Julianna Peña in the co-main event. This fight was originally scheduled for UFC 265 in August, but had to be postponed due to COVID-19 protocols. Nunes is the most dominant women’s champion in UFC history and is a big favorite on DraftKings Sportsbook.
What other notable fights are taking place at UFC 269?
Rising star Sean O’Malley is facing Raulian Paiva in a bantamweight bout, and a win for O’Malley could propel him into the title picture. Former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt is also on the card, and he will face Kai Kara-France in a flyweight bout. Garbrandt is dropping down a weight class after losing four of his last five fights at bantamweight.
When and where is UFC 269?
UFC 269 takes place on Saturday, December 11, and will be held at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The event starts at 6:00 p.m. ET, and the main card begins at 10:00 p.m. ET