DUSTIN POIRIER finally gets his shot at lightweight supremacy when he takes on Charles Oliveira for the 155lbs belt at UFC 269 tonight.
Oliveira won the title by beating Michael Chandler via TKO earlier this year and he couldn’t have a trickier first defence to begin his reign.
Poirier could have had the title shot a little earlier than December, but he chose to give Conor McGregor a money-spinning trilogy rematch in the summer instead.
The Diamond won that bout via first-round TKO, leaving himself in perfect stead for his clash with Oliveira, one of the most dangerous operators in the UFC.
- Start times: Prelims 1am/ Main card 3am
- Expect the main event at around 5am GMT
- TV/ live stream: BT Sport 1/ EE Customers can watch for free
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