UFC 300 interestingly quiet is waiting on its headlining act.
UFC CEO Dana White lately acknowledged the promotion quiet is engaged on the lineup for UFC 300 and that the first tournament fight has but to be finalized.
There’s been a lot of speculation in the MMA community on who will headline UFC 300 or if the promotion is performed reserving the larger fights for the card since several already possess been announced. Even though White has nothing official, he can articulate there are a couple more fights the UFC is attempting so that you simply can add – and that entails the first tournament.
“Who knows who’s going to be the UFC 300 headliner,” White told newshounds on Friday. “It’s been fascinating, I’m able to enlighten you that.
“Obviously, we are attempting to say. I retain asserting this: (Deiveson) Figueiredo vs. Cody Garbrandt is actually the predominant fight of the evening. So if you seek for on the card the intention in which it sits on the present time, each (fight) could perhaps well well be a chief tournament on a Fight Night or a pay-per-survey. We’re upright waiting for that final one. We’ve obtained two more fights now we possess got to construct together. We’re engaged on it.”
White has dominated out the chance in latest weeks of Conor McGregor being the functionality headliner, even supposing the Irishman has teased it just a few cases for his return. UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones also acknowledged he became once equipped the replace, nonetheless is now not fit to compete April 13 at T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas.
On paper, it appears to be admire the UFC has restricted alternatives by formulation of its available stars.
The latest UFC 300 lineup entails:
- Justin Gaethje vs. Max Holloway – for BMF title
- Zhang Weili vs. Yan Xiaonan – for strawweight title
- Charles Oliveira vs. Arman Tsarukyan
- Kayla Harrison vs. Holly Holm
- Jiri Prochazka vs. Aleksandar Rakic
- Calvin Kattar vs. Aljamain Sterling
- Bobby Green vs. Jim Miller
- Cody Brundage vs. Bo Nickal
- Diego Lopes vs. Sodiq Yusuff
- Jessica Andrade vs. Marina Rodriguez
- Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Cody Garbrandt
For more on the card, allege over with MMA Junkie’s tournament hub for UFC 300.