The UFC’s highly anticipated return to Canada is set to feature an electrifying main card that fans won’t want to miss. UFC 289, which takes place on June 10 in Vancouver, will see reigning bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes defend her title against Irene Aldana in the main event.
This comes after Nunes’ original opponent Julianna Peña had to pull out due to injury, leaving the door open for Aldana to step in and challenge the champ in what promises to be a thrilling fight.
The co-main event is a must-see clash between former lightweight champion Charles Oliveira and surging contender Beneil Dariush, with the winner edging ever closer to a shot at the coveted title. Meanwhile, local fighter Mike Malott will make his pay-per-view debut as he takes on Adam Fugitt in a welterweight featured bout.
The featherweight bout between Dan Ige and Nate Landwehr also promises to be a fan-favorite, with both fighters eager to prove themselves and make a statement in this highly anticipated showdown. Despite being erroneously listed as a lightweight bout on the graphic, insiders confirmed that the matchup will indeed be fought at featherweight.
Rounding out the main card is a highly anticipated middleweight contest between Eryk Anders and Canadian fighter Marc-Andre Barriault. Both fighters are known for their explosive striking skills and unyielding toughness inside the octagon, ensuring that this fight is sure to be one for the books.
All in all, UFC 289 is shaping up to be a must-see event that promises to deliver plenty of excitement, intrigue, and heart-stopping action. Don’t miss your chance to witness some of the world’s best fighters go head to head in what’s sure to be a night to remember.