UFC 291 Main Card Revealed As Poirier And Gaethje Will Headline

The July 29th, 2023, UFC 291 card has seen some changes in an event where Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje will face off for the vacant BMF title.

Poirier and Gaethje will have a rematch following their first encounter in 2018 when the former won via a fourth-round stoppage. 

As for the changes to the card, Paulo Costa and Ikram Aliskerov have been moved to UFC 294 in October. Costa will take on Khamzat Chimaev, while Aliskerov faces Nassourdine Imavov.

In chief support, Alex Pereira will be looking to bounce back from his loss to Israel Adesanya. Pereira moves up to light heavyweight to take on the former champion Jan Blachowicz

Elsewhere on the card, Stephen Thompson faces Michel Pereira in a welterweight battle, while Tony Ferguson takes on Bobby Green

With that being said, here is the current confirmed card. 

Card

Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje 

Jan Blachowicz vs. Alex Pereira

Stephen Thompson vs. Michel Pereira

Tony Ferguson vs. Bobby Green

Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Holland

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