Atlanta is known as Hotlanta and on April 13 at UFC 236 it will be on Fire! The UFC just announced the main event for UFC 236 Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier for the intierm Lightweight Championship. Max vs Dustin is a dream fight for Mix Martial Art Fans. Both fighters like to stand and strike with malice intent.
Dustin “Diamond” Poirier has won 8 out of 9 fights including some incredible performances against Eddie Alvarez, Justin Gaethje and Showtime Pettis. Dustin trains his tail off in Coconut Creek, Florida at American Top Team where he sharpens his skills and techniques hourly. Dustin was holding out for a title fight and boy did he get it, vs Max “Blessed” Holloway at UFC 236.
Max Holloway is the Featherweight Champion and there has been rumblings of him taking his talents to the Lightweight division. The media thought if he moved up it would be against the champion Khabib Nurmagomedov or a Conor McGregor. Max is on a 13 fight win streak and seemed unbeatable at featherweight and is trying to achieve Champ Champ status! At UFC 236 is a fight of a year candidate but, the funny thing is this fight is a rematch from 2012 where The Diamond submitted Max Holloway. Will history repeat itself again, the only thing I know is Hotlanta will be Bananas!