The Ultimate Fighting Championship is at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, for UFC 236. A double main event featuring two interim championship contests.
The main event has Featherweight champion Max “Blessed” Holloway moving up to Lightweight to rematch Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier; with an interim title belt on the line. Holloway is on an incredible thirteen-fight win streak, with a pair of successful title defense. We last saw Holloway in action at UFC 231 taking out Brian Ortega. Poirier has won eight out of nine fights since moving up to Lightweight and is on a four-fight win streak. Poirier has won his last three by TKO.
The co-main event has Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya “The Last Stylebender” for an interim Middleweight title. Gastelum has won four out of five fights since moving up to Middleweight, the last two wins coming over Michael Bisping & “Jacare” Souza. Adesanya is unbeaten in Mixed Martial Arts, including five wins inside the octagon; the most recent a decision win over Anderson Silva .
PPV Main Card
Interim LW Title: Dustin Poirier (25-5) def. (FWC) Max Holloway (20-4) by (49-46 x3) unanimous decision
Interim MW Title: Israel Adesanya (17-0) def. Kelvin Gastelum (16-4) by (48-46 x3) unanimous decision
LHW: Khalil Rountree (8-3) def. Eryk Anders (11-4) by (30-26 x3) unanimous decision
WW: Dwight Grant (10-2) def. Alan Jouban (16-7) by (29-28, 27-30, 29-28) split decision
LHW: Nikita Krylov (26-6) def. Ovince Saint Preux (23-13) by submission (rear naked choke) 2:30 R2
LW: Matt Frevola (7-1-1) def. Jalin Turner (8-5) by (30-27 x3) unanimous decision
FlyW: Alexandre Pantoja (21-3) def. Wilson Reis (23-10) by TKO (punches) 2:58 R1
WW: Max Griffin (15-6) def. Zelim Imadaev (8-1) by (29-27 x2, 28-28) majority decision
BW: Khalid Taba (13-2) def. Boston Salmon (6-2) by TKO (punches) 0:25 R1
UFC Fight Pass Prelims
WW: Belal Muhammad (15-3) def. Curtis Millender (17-5) by (29-27 x2, 30-26) unanimous decision
BW: Montel Jackson (8-1) def. Andre Soukhamthath (13-7) by (30-26, 30-27, 29-27) unanimous decision
WFlyW: Poliana Botelho (8-2) def. Lauren Mueller (5-2) by (29-28 x3) unanimous decision
BW: Brandon Davis (9-6) def. Randy Costa (4-1) by submission (rear naked choke) 1:12 R2