What is at stake when Undefeated Ilia Topuria faces Josh Emmett Revealing date, time, place for the featherweight cracker

Ilia Topuria will face Josh Emmett in this week’s enthralling UFC Fight Night. MMA fans are anxiously counting down the minutes for yet another thrilling featherweight battle

Josh will be looking forward to finding a way to defeat “El Matador” on June 24 in Florida, United States. Earlier UFC had revealed the bout’s setting hyping the fans up!

The highly anticipated match will take place on Saturday at UFC Jacksonville with the event starting at 3 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. BST while the Main event cage walks approximate time being 5:30 p.m. ET / 10:30 p.m. BST, so buckle your seat belts for an astonishing contest.

Ilia Topuria vs Josh Emmett face off at UFC Jacksonville

The battle between ‘El Matador’ and ‘The Fighting Falmer’ will be quite interesting for many reasons. Both the number 5 and number 9 ranked featherweight fighters will be looking forward to strengthening their title shot opportunity. 

Joshua Emmett squared off against Yair Rodriguez earlier in the main event of UFC 284 at the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia, which featured Makhachev vs. Volkanovski as the headliner. Joshua’s incredible five-fight winning streak was broken by the Mexican fighter. 

Ilia Topuria, who made his UFC debut in 2020, has never lost in professional mixed martial arts. With a victory over Bryce Mitchell, the 25-year-old fighter extended his winning run to 13. 

Mitchell later revealed when he faced  Topuria, he was sick with the flu, due to which his six-match winning streak came to an end. ‘El Matador’ and ‘Thug Nasty’ engaged in a spirited duel, but in the end, Thug Nasty accepted the defeat. 

Track record of the fighters ahead of the Fight Night clash

Emmett, who made his professional debut in 2016 and defeated Jon Tuck by a split decision, went on to have great success by demonstrating incredible MMA prowess.

The veteran featherweight beat Mirsad Bektic, Michael Johnson, Shane Burgos, Dan Ige, and Calvin Kattar during his winning streak of five fights.

Topuria, other than Bryce, has defeated Youssef Zalal, Damon Jackson, Ryan Hall, and Jai Herbert in his UFC career. The 25-year-old fighter’s pro-MMA career record stands at 13-0-0.

Who do you think will emerge victorious in the featherweight bout between Josh Emmett and Ilia Topuria? Share your predictions with us in the comment section. 

Khandaker Muntasir

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As a passionate UFC enthusiast, Khandaker Muntasir Hossain provides coverage of MMA, wrestling, and boxing on multiple platforms. With his deep knowledge of sports, he immerses readers in the excitement of various arenas, whether it's the octagon, squared circle, pitch, court, or ring. Through his writing and love for sports, he aims to motivate others to explore their own sporting interests and experience the magic that sports bring.


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