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Date: June 17, 2024 Time: 06:12:28

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🔥 Dustin Poirier promised to hit Nate Diaz

American mixed martial artist, former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier has spoken about the hypothetical possibility of a fight with Nate Diaz.

“I don’t look too far into the future and I don’t plan fights that seem unrealistic. But if Nate Diaz comes back, I’m going to hit him.

His fight with Jake Paul? Nate has very good boxing, but he’s better suited for MMA: small gloves, weak punches in that range. But with boxing gloves, things are different. Everything is different there. Jake is a large, athletic young man. If I had to put money into this fight, I would put it on Jake,” MMAJunkie quotes Dustin Poirier.

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Blachowicz says he wants to regain title and move up to heavyweight

Polish mixed martial artist, former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz has spoken about his plans for a further professional career.

“I had the idea to go heavyweight even before I lost the championship. Now I want to return the belt. If I do that, I can move up to heavyweight. But first of all, my task is to return the title of UFC champion. I hope my last fight or two in my career will be heavyweight,” the New York Post quoted Blachowicz as saying.

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Alex Pereira is ready for his biggest challenge

Brazilian mixed martial artist, former UFC Middleweight Champion Alex Pereira spoke about who he considers to be the toughest opponent in the Light Heavyweight division.

“Biggest challenge at light heavyweight? I think it’s Jan Blachowicz. If I win this battle, it will be difficult for anyone to defeat me later. You understand? People keep saying, “He can’t fight. He’s not a fighter.”

Blachowicz is a strong contender. He was a champion, that’s all. If I win the battle with him, then the path will be clear.

Obviously, each fight will be difficult, but there will not be such a difficult opponent. So this is the biggest challenge”, — quotes the words of Pereira MMA News.

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The participants of UFC 291 held the final battles before the tournament

On the eve of the tournament, the wrestlers held the final viewing battles.

The rights of the video belong to the UFC. You can watch the video on the official UFC Eurasia Telegram channel.

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💬 And here is the comment from Stephen Thompson, who refused to fight!

“In the morning I made weight, as I have before absolutely every fight throughout my 11-year UFC career, but my opponent didn’t. This is not the first time my opponent has failed a weigh-in, and given similar experience in recent years, my team and I decided it would be unwise to let the fight stand.”

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Kopylov also spoke about the fight between Porrier and Gaethje

Russian mixed martial artist Roman Kopylov shared his expectations for the main event of the UFC 291 tournament.

“It seems to me that revenge is always more difficult for someone who wins the first fight. It seems to me that this time there will be a very dangerous felling. These are two hard hitting strikers, so any punch can decide the outcome of the fight, and I’ll rate your chances as 50/50. Will the fight go all five rounds? Of course, I think that everything will end earlier, ”Kopylov is quoted in MMA.Metaratings.ru.

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❌One of the UFC 291 main card fights canceled less than a day before the tournament

The fight between Stephen Thompson and Michel Pereira will not take place. Michel failed to make weight, exceeding the weight class limit by more than one kilogram. Therefore, Thompson decided not to come out.

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Blachowicz says the UFC promised him a title shot if Pereira wins

Former UFC light heavyweight (up to 93kg) champion Jan Blachowicz of Poland has said he will have a title shot if he wins a duel with Alex Pereira.

“If I win this fight, my next fight will be for the title. This is a great motivation for me, and thanks to Alex that he moved to our category. I would like to know where I am now. It is very good for me that after this fight my next fight will be for the title. I’m happy to take the belt back to Poland,” BJ Penn quotes Blachowicz.

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UFC 291 where to watch

The UFC 291 tournament will be shown in its entirety on the UFC Fight Pass platform. You can also watch the fights on the TV channels “Match!” and “Coincidence! Fighter”.

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In January, Roman Kopylov signed a new contract with the UFC.

In January, Russian mixed martial artist Roman Kopylov signed a new deal with the UFC. Roman posted the corresponding post on his social media. The new contract is reported to have been signed on improved terms for four fights.

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UFC 291 when it started

UFC 291 will take place on the night of July 29-30. The first preliminaries start at 01:30 Moscow time. The main card fights will start at 05:00 Moscow time.

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Arman Tsarukyan gave a categorical forecast for the felling of Porier and Getzhi

UFC lightweight (up to 70kg) fighter Russian Arman Tsarukyan shared his forecast for the upcoming rematch.

As for me, it will be Poirier. Yes again. He has the best boxing. If Gaethje tries to take him down, he will work and he can win. But if he stands up and tries to get past Poirier, he’ll never win. Porrier is simply the best boxer, he is a good puncher, and on top of that, he is a southpaw,” Tsarukyan said in an interview with The Schmo YouTube channel.

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ufc 291 full poster

Principal card

Dustin Poirier – Justin Gati; Jan Blachowicz – Alex Pereira; Stephen Thompson-Michel Pereira; Tony Ferguson-Bobby Green; Michael Chiesa-Kevin Holland.

preliminary card

Derrick Lewis – Marcos Rogerio De Lima; Trevin Giles-Gabriel Bonfim; Roman Kopylov – Claudio Ribeiro; Jake Matthews – Miguel Baeza.

first preliminaries

CJ Vergara – Vinicius Salvador; Matthew Semelsberger – Urosh Medich; Miranda Maverick – Priscila Cachoeira.

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