UFC 236: Holloway versus Poirier 2 is a forthcoming blended hand to hand fighting occasion created by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that is planned to be hung on April 13, 2019 at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
This will be the first UFC pay-per-view to not be sold through U.S. TV suppliers for private clients. Per an augmentation of its new rights concurrences with ESPN through 2025, UFC pay-per-sees are currently circulated only through ESPN+, and watchers must have a functioning membership to the administration so as to buy and stream the occasion. In the meantime, the cost of the PPV was brought from $64.99 down to $59.99, and a limited time special was propelled enabling new supporters of procurement a heap of the PPV and a one-year membership to ESPN+ for $20 more.
This occasion was initially expected to be featured by previous UFC Interim lightweight boss Tony Ferguson and current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway anyway the session neglected to appear. UFC 236 is presently expected to be featured by an interval UFC Lightweight Championship session between current UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier.
recently met in a featherweight session at UFC 143 where Poirier won by accommodation in the first round.
An interval UFC Middleweight Championship session between The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones versus Group Sonnen middleweight champ Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya has likewise been slated for the occasion and is relied upon to fill in as the co-main event.
A bantamweight session between Boston Salmon and Khalid Taha was at first planned for The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters Finale. Be that as it may, the blending was expelled from the card for undiclosed reasons and has rather been rescheduled for this occasion.
Paige VanZant was quickly connected to a matchup with Poliana Botelho at the event. However, only days after the blending was spilled, VanZant declared that she would not be contending on the card because of a broke right arm. Botelho is relied upon to stay on the card against Lauren Mueller.
Official battle card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier [a]
Middleweight Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya [b]
Light Heavyweight Eryk Anders vs. Khalil Rountree Jr.
Welterweight Alan Jouban vs. Dwight Grant
Light Heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux vs. Nikita Krylov
Starter Card (ESPN)
Lightweight Jalin Turner vs. Matt Frevola
Flyweight Wilson Reis vs. Alexandre Pantoja
Welterweight Max Griffin vs. Zelim Imadaev
Bantamweight Boston Salmon vs. Khalid Taha
Early Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Welterweight Curtis Millender vs. Belal Muhammad
Bantamweight Montel Jackson vs. Andre Soukhamthath
Ladies’ Flyweight Lauren Mueller vs. Poliana Botelho
Bantamweight Brandon Davis vs. Randy Costa