See how Max Holloway and Dustin Poirer measure up to each other.

By Alaa Abdeldaiem
April 12, 2019

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will move up a weight class and compete against Dustin Poirier for the interim lightweight title on Saturday in the UFC 236 main event.  

Since starting his UFC career at 3–3, Holloway (20–3) has rattled off 13 consecutive wins, his last four victories coming inside the distance. Holloway stripped Anthony Pettis of the featherwieght belt in 2016 with knockout win in the third round and has since defended his title twice.

Poirier also defeated Pettis recently, kicking off a three-fight winning streak following the no contest against Eddie Alvarez. Poirier is currently on a 8–1–1 run and is back to full fitness, elevating his stock to championship caliber.

The two fighters last met in 2012, when Poirier submitted Holloway via armbar in less than four minutes.

How to Watch: You can watch the fight online with ESPN+. Viewers must have an ESPN+ subscription in order to order the fight. New subscribers can order UFC 236 for $79.99 and receive a year-long subscription to ESPN+, a $109.99 value. If you already subscribe to ESPN+, the fight costs $59.99. 

Check out the Tale of the Tape below:

  Holloway Poirier
Record 20-3-0 (10 KOs) 24-5-0 (13 KOs)
Age 30 30
Weight 155 lbs. 155 lbs.
Height 5'1" 5'9"
Reach 59 inches 72 inches
Stance Orthodox Southpaw
Hometown Waianae, HI Coconut Creek, FL
Odds

-200

+170

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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
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IN
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Birdie (-1)
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