The UFC 284 fight card, Makhachev vs Volkanovski is set to take stage on Saturday, February 11, 2023. The event will take place from the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia. The event will be held live on pay-per-view and can be ordered through ESPN+.
In the main event, the newly crowned, lightweight champion Islam Makhachev will face the featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski in a champion vs champion bout. After going on a tear in the division, Makhachev won the belt from the former champion Charles Oliveira, with a 2nd round submission in October of 2022 at UFC 280.
Volkanovski sits on a 22 fight win streak and has dominated his division. He’s stepping up in weight class to challenger himself, and as fans we get to witness the UFC’s top two pound for pound fighters find out who is the best.
In the co-main event, Yair Rodriguez #2 will face Josh Emmett #5 for the vacated featherweight interim title. The title went up for grabs when Volkanovski left the division for the main event title fight. Below are the remaining matchups and the odds at the time of this post.
UFC 284 Fight Card, Makhachev vs Volkanovski
Main Card (On pay-per-view order through ESPN+ at 9:00 PM CST)
Islam Makhachev #c (23-1-0), (-365) vs Alexander Volkanovski #c (25-1-0), (+300) – lightweight title bout
Yair Rodriguez #2 (15-3-0), (-165) vs Josh Emmett #5 (18-2-0), (+140) – featherweight interim title bout
Jack Della Maddalena (13-2-0), (-320) vs Randy Brown (16-4-0), (+265) – welterweight bout
Justin Tafa (5-3-0), (-125) vs Parker Porter (13-7-0), (+105) – heavyweight bout
Jimmy Crute #12 (12-3-0), (-180) vs Alonzo Menifield (13-3-0), (+155) – light heavyweight bout
Prelims (Airing on ESPN+ at 7:00PM CST)
Tyson Pedro (9-3-0), (-240) vs Modestas Bukauskas (13-4-0), (+200) – light heavyweight bout
Josh Culibao (10-1-1), (-120) vs Melsik Baghdasaryan (7-1-0), (+100) – featherweight bout
Shannon Ross (13-6-0), (+265) Kleydson Rodrigues (7-2-0), (-320) – flyweight bout
Jamie Mullarkey (15-5-0), (-255) vs Francisco Prado (debut), (+215) – lightweight bout
Early Prelims (Airing on UFC Fight Pass at 5:00 PM CST)
Jack Jenkins (10-2-0), (-345) vs Don Shainis (12-4-0), (+285) – featherweight bout
Loma Lookboonmee (7-3-0), (-265) vs Elise Reed (6-2-0), (+225) – women’s strawweight bout
Shane Young (13-6-0), (-135) vs Blake Bilder (7-0-1), (+115) – featherweight bout
Zubaira Tukhugov (20-5-1), (-520) vs Elves Brener (debut), (+410) – lightweight bout
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