Published: 15:52 | 12/4/19

Holloway and Poirier make weight for UFC 236


Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier have made weight ahead of their interim lightweight title bout at UFC 236.

Holloway, the current featherweight champion, will move up to lightweight to fight Poirier for the first time since 2012 when he lost in the first round.

Since then he has won 16 of his next 18 fights, while Poirier goes into the fight at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia having not lost in his last five bouts.

Holloway weighed in at 155 pounds for the fight with Poirier tipping the scales at 154.5 pounds.

The co-main event on the card sees Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya compete for the UFC interim middleweight belt.

They weighed in at 184 and 183 pounds, respectively.

UFC 236 featuring Holloway v Poirier 2 is live on BT Sport 1 in the early hours of Sunday, 14 April. BT Sport is available as part of the eir sport pack. Subscribe here

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