UFC 269 Fight Card: Charles Oliveira vs Dustin Poirier, Jorge Masvidal vs Leon Edwards- who else?

One of the most anticipated UFC PPV events is underway in December. UFC 269 is being considered as one of the most loaded cards of 2021, which will feature two world title fights.

In the UFC 269 main event Dustin Poirier will fight Charles Oliveira for the UFC Lightweight title. Besides, In UFC 269 Co-main event, Amanda Nunes will defend her UFC Women’s Featherweight against Julianna Pena. This is not it. The former title challenger Jorge Masvidal will fight Leon Edwards for a Welterweight bout.

So far 13 fights have been announced for UFC 269 and almost all the fights will be highly competitive and entertaining.

UFC 269 Fight Card

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Dustin Poirier poses during a ceremonial weigh in for UFC 264 at T-Mobile Arena on July 09, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

UFC 269 Main Event: UFC Lightweight Championship- Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier

Co-Main Event: UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship- Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena

UFC 269 Main Card

Welterweight bout 170 lbs: Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards

Flyweight bout 125 lbs: Cody Garbrandt vs. Kai Kara-France

Women’s Flyweight bout 125 lbs: Gillian Robertson vs. Priscila Cachoeira

Bantamweight bout 135 lbs: Randy Costa vs. Tony Kelley

Middleweight bout 185 lbs: Andre Muniz vs. Dricus Du Plessis

Featherweight bout 145 lbs: Ryan Hall vs. Darrick Minner

Flyweight bout 125 lbs: Alex Perez vs. Matt Schnell

Bantamweight bout 135 lbs: Dominick Cruz vs. Pedro Munhoz

Bantamweight bout 135 lbs: Raulian Paiva vs. Sean O’Malley

Welterweight bout 170 lbs: Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Geoff Neal

Women’s flyweight bout 112 lbs: Maycee Barber vs. Erin Blanchfield

Apart from these bouts more fights will be added. As the time gets closer we will get to know the announced fights.

Charles Oliveira vs Dustin Poirier

In his last title shot at UFC 242 against Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dustin Poirier came up short. But after that he fought three fights and won all of them including two highly anticipated bouts against Conor McGregor.

Considering the facts and recent performance, Poirier has all the momentum in his side for the lightweight title fight.

Can Masvidal Get Back to the Track?

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Jorge Masvidal of the United States holds his hands up against Kamaru Usman of Nigera during the Welterweight Title bout of UFC 261 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on April 25, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

All these fighters will fight at the last PPV event of the year. Masvidal (35-15 MMA, 12-8 UFC) will try to come back to the track after losing his two back to back title fights against Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 and UFC 261. However, Masvidal worked really hard to get his initial title shot as he racked up three consecutive wins over Darren Till, Ben Askren, and Nate Diaz.


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