End of the mystery! Dana White confirms Alex Poatan in UFC 300 main fight

Brazilian has first defense of his light heavyweight belt made official by organization president

The mystery is over. Alex Poatán is confirmed as the protagonist of the story UFC 300, which takes place on April 13, in the city of Las Vegas (USA). In a statement on social media, the president of Ultimate, Dana White, made official the confrontation between the light heavyweight champion (up to 93kg.) and Jamahal hill in the main fight.

The clash marks Poatan's first challenge in the 2024 season. With the challenge, the Brazilian seeks success in his first title defense in the category.

Alex Poatan made history at UFC 295. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/UFC

Alex Poatán made history in UFC 295. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/UFC

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Former leader of the group, Hill returns to active duty after more than a year recovering from a serious injury. The North American, who assumed the group's throne at the beginning of 2023, by beating Glover Teixeira, abdicated the throne to carry out rehabilitation from the injury.


With the information, the UFC 300, now, has six Brazilian representatives. In addition to Poatan, Charles of the Bronx, Deiveson Figueiredo, Diego lopes, Jessica Pile Driver e Marina Rodriguez make up the show.


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