Here with some UFC 290 news!
Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is set to defend his title against Yair Rodriguez in the main event next weekend.
After a recent loss to Islam Makhachev, Volkanovski is eager to bounce back and secure a victory. He narrowly missed the opportunity to become a champ-champ in his home country, but now he's ready to take on interim featherweight titleholder Rodriguez. It's going to be a thrilling match as Volkanovski recognizes Rodriguez's unpredictability, knockout power, and diverse skill set. The fight is scheduled for Saturday, July 8 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Now, let's move on to the rest of the stacked card. Brandon Moreno will be defending his flyweight crown against Alexandre Pantoja, while Robert Whittaker takes on Dricus du Plessis. The preliminary card features exciting matchups like Robbie Lawler vs Niko Price and Jimmy Crute vs Alonzo Menifield. The early preliminary card will kick off the event, and the main fight between Volkanovski and Rodriguez is set to begin at 4am UK time.
So, grab your snacks, settle in, and get ready for an action-packed night of UFC 290.