[Event] UFC on Fox 29 - Poirier vs. Gaethje - Apr 14
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Author:  Dent [ Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:58 pm ]
Post subject:  [Event] UFC on Fox 29 - Poirier vs. Gaethje - Apr 14

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UFC on Fox 29: Poirier vs. Gaethje is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on April 14, 2018, at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona, United States.

Fight card

Main Card (Fox)

Lightweight Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje
Welterweight Carlos Condit vs. Alex Oliveira
Middleweight Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori
Women's Strawweight Michelle Waterson vs. Cortney Casey

Preliminary Card (Fox)

Middleweight Tim Boetsch vs. Antônio Carlos Júnior
Welterweight Muslim Salikhov vs. Ricky Rainey
Flyweight Wilson Reis vs. John Moraga
Middleweight Krzysztof Jotko vs. Brad Tavares

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)

Welterweight Gilbert Burns vs. Dan Moret
Women's Flyweight Shana Dobson vs. Lauren Mueller
Welterweight Dhiego Lima vs. Yushin Okami
Heavyweight Arjan Bhullar vs. Adam Wieczorek
Bantamweight Matthew Lopez vs. Alejandro Pérez
Bantamweight Luke Sanders vs. Patrick Williams


The event is scheduled to be headlined by a lightweight bout between Dustin Poirier and former WSOF Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje.

A lightweight bout between Gilbert Burns and Lando Vannata was linked to the event. However, the pairing never materialized as Vannata was unable to accept the fight for this date as he was still rehabilitating a recent arm injury.

Abdul Razak Alhassan was scheduled to face Muslim Salikhov at the event. However, Alhassan was removed from the event, citing injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer Ricky Rainey.

A welterweight bout between former WEC Welterweight Champion and interim UFC Welterweight Champion Carlos Condit and Matt Brown was supposed take place as the co-headliner. However on April 2, Brown pulled out of the fight due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Brown will be replaced by Alex Oliveira.

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