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UFC 284 Fight Card, Makhachev vs Volkanovski

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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

That wraps it up for the UFC 284 fight card, Makhachev vs Volkanovski. If you enjoyed this article and want to see more of our UFC News, follow the link. Check back with us for the upcoming UFC 284 event, and find out who the UFC’s pound for pound best is Saturday, February 11, 2023 from Perth, Australia.

As always, thanks for allowing The MMA Beatdown to be your source for news and current events in the world of mixed martial arts.


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