Check out 10 reasons to watch UFC 300 with Alex Poatan and Charles do Bronx

SUPER FIGHTS team lists reasons to follow the star-studded event led by Alex Poatan, Jamahal Hill and Charles do Bronx

Alex Poatán (left) and Charles of the Bronx (right) are highlighted in the UFC 300. Photo: SUPER FIGHTS montage

The big moment has arrived. This Saturday (13), Ultimate makes MMA history by promoting the UFC 300. With a stage in Las Vegas (USA), the renowned 'T-Mobile Arena' hosts a star-studded card, which features true references from the sport. Alex Poatán e Charles of the Bronx They are two of the 26 stars taking to the Octagon this weekend.

UFC light heavyweight champion (up to 93kg), Alex Poatán measure forces with Jamahal hill, former holder of the title and executioner of his mentor, Glover Teixeira, in 2023. While the Brazilian tries to maintain his reign, the North American seeks to regain the belt he gave up after suffering a serious injury in early 2023.

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Charles do Bronx is one of the Brazilian stars in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Another title fight takes place in the co-main fight of the card. Queen of straws (up to 52,1kg.), Weili Zhang face yan xiaonan.

The 'BMF' belt will also be at stake in the UFC 300. Current holder of the symbolic belt, Justin gaethje puts the position of 'Most Thick in MMA' on the line against the legendary Max Holloway.

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Also on the main card, Charles of the Bronx holds its first performance in 2024. Coming from an overwhelming victory against Beneil Dariush, the former lightweight champion (up to 70,3kg.) shares the octagon with Arman Tsarukyan, in a clash that could define the next challenger to the throne of Islam makhachev.

In addition to Poatan and Do Bronx, Brazil has five more representatives in the first half of the event. Diego lopes, Renato Moicano, Jessica Stacker, Marina Rodriguez e Deiveson Figueiredo have important challenges in the show.

To get into the emblematic atmosphere UFC 300, the team of SUPER FIGHTS listed 10 reasons to watch the card. Check out:

1) Alex Poatan x Jamahal Hill: the moment of truth

Alex Patan (left) and Jamahal hill (right) facing. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

In this Saturday, Alex Poatán has the chance to complete his first title defense in his career in the UFC. Despite the meteoric rise that resulted in the middleweight title (up to 83,9 kg) against Israel adesanya in 2022, the Brazilian was unsuccessful in his attempt to maintain the old division title.

Now, as light heavyweight champion, the São Paulo native seeks to remain at the absolute top, in addition to having a true reckoning with Jamahal hill. Executioner of Brazilians in the UFC, the North American accumulates consecutive victories against Johnny Walker, Thiago Marreta and Poatan's mentor, Glover Teixeira.

If he wins, Alex will take an important step towards becoming an MMA legend. Today, the athlete is the only man from his country to have won two belts in different categories in the company.

2) Charles of the Bronx x Arman Tsarukyan: in the hunt for the throne

Charles of the Bronx (left) stares Arman Tsarukyan (dir.) in UFC 300. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

One of the greatest Brazilian stars in recent MMA history, Charles of the Bronx has a new major commitment in his career. Willing to regain the lightweight title, controversially lost in 2022, the São Paulo native faces a bet for the future of Ultimate.

Before Arman Tsarukyan, the athlete is trying to add his second consecutive victory, since the bitter setback against Islam makhachev in the fateful UFC 280. Behind only the champion in the category ranking, the São Paulo native could take an important step towards a rematch against the Russian star.

On the other side, Charles' rival is trying to reach the first title fight in his career in the company. The fighter arrives at his appointment fueled by an overwhelming victory over Beneil Dariush.

3) Justin Gaethje x Max Holloway: the 'Most Thick'

Justin gaethje (left) ee Max Holloway (right) facing. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Holder of the title 'BMF', Justin gaethje conquered the position of 'Toughest' in MMA by brutalizing Dustin poirier in 2023. With the symbolic title at stake, the North American faces Max Holloway, featherweight legend (up to 65,7kg.), who tests himself among the lightweights.

The expectation is that the confrontation will be marked by emotion. The protagonists of the dispute are famous worldwide for delivering great performances to their fans.

4) Weili Zhang x Yan Xiaonan: for the straw throne

Weili Zhang (left) and yan xiaonan (right) in waxed. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

In his second strawweight reign, Weili Zhang enters the MMA history books this weekend. In addition to being featured on an epic card, the combatant is included in the first title fight between Chinese women in Ultimate.

Reference in the category, yan xiaonan was the athlete chosen to try to end Zhang's reign. To achieve the position of challenger, the fighter won victories over Mackenzie dern e Jessica Stacker.

5) Kayla Harrison debuts in the UFC

Kayla harrison makes debut on UFC 300. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Two-time Olympic champion in judo and two-time winner of the PFL millionaire tournament, Kayla harrison, finally, makes his UFC debut. Hired by the company at the beginning of 2023, the North American wants to prove that she can compete on equal terms with the best athletes in the world.

For his first engagement, a legend was cast to try to 'spoil his party'. The combatant measures strength with Holly holm, responsible for emblematically ending the reign of Ronda Rousey in 2015.

If he wins, Harrison could occupy a place in the top 5 of the bantamweight division (up to 61,2kg). The feat brings the fighter closer to a fight for the title, today, in possession of Rachel Pennington.

6) Diego Lopes and access to the top 15

Diego Lopes celebrates victory in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter @UFCEspanol

Diego lopes celebrates victory in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter @UFCEspanol

New favorite of the Brazilian fans, Diego lopes has made a good impression with exciting performances at the company's featherweight division. With two consecutive victories in the fast life, both in the first round, the fighter has a 'golden' opportunity at the weekend.

Outside the top 15, the athlete will measure strength with Sodiq Yusuf, number 13 in the category. If he wins, the fighter reaches the elite of the division led by Ilia Topuria.

7) Deiveson Figueiredo x Cody Garbrandt: meeting of former champions

Deiveson Figueiredo (left) stares cody garbrandt (dir.). Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Former flyweight champion (up to 56,7kg.), Deiveson Figueiredo lives a new phase in his career. After debuting in the bantamweight division with an imposing performance against the experienced Rob font, the 'God of War' wants more.

Scheduled in the confrontation that opens the preliminary card, Figueiredo shares the octagon with cody garbrandt, former leader of the group. If he wins, the man from Pará assured that he will ask the UFC for an immediate title fight.

8) Jessica Bate-Estaca x Marina Rodriguez: Brazilian challenge

Jessica Stacker (left) facing Marina Rodriguez (dir.). Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

On the preliminary card, there is also a challenge between Brazilian women. Ancient queen of straws, Jessica Stacker will face Marina Rodriguez in a challenge that promises excitement.

While the former champion seeks to get closer to a new fight for the belt, the Rio Grande do Sul woman is trying to reach the unprecedented status since her debut in the company. Today, the two occupy a prominent position in the top 10 of the group led by Weili Zhang.

9) Renato Moicano and his climb to lightweight

Renato Moicano in UFC victory. Photo: Reproduction / Facebook @ufc

Renato Moicano in victory in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction / Facebook @ufc

The 'Home That Wants Money', Renato Moicano seeks another 'big check' in the organization. Standing out in the lightweight category, the Brazilian will have the opportunity to get closer to the group of top 10 placed in the category.

Coming off a victory, the Brazilian will be an opponent of jalin turner. The challenge pits two athletes face to face whose characteristic is victory on the fast track.

10) Aljamain Sterling debuts in a new division and the retirement of an icon

aljamain sterling in victory in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @funkmastermma

Former holder of the rooster belt, aljamain sterling he fulfilled his promise and officially moved to featherweight. In a new phase of his career, the fighter will be an opponent of Calvin kattar, in a confrontation that could take him to the top 10, in case of victory.

In one of the first clashes on the card, MMA fans follow the latest challenge from a true icon of the sport. Record holder for victories in the company, with 26, Jim Miller performs his 'last act' and, at the age of 40, says goodbye to the sport in front of Bobby Green.

UFC 300 technical sheet

Order date: April 13th 2024

Open Hours: From 19pm (Brasília time)

Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

How to watch: SUPER FIGHTS LIVE In real time, UFC Fight Pass (the entire card) online.

MAIN CARD (23pm Brasília time)

Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Alex Poatán x Jamahal hill – fight for the belt

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Weili Zhang x yan xiaonan – fight for the belt

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Justin gaethje x Max Holloway – fight for the BMF belt

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Charles of the Bronx x Arman Tsarukyan

Average weight (up to 83,9kg): BoNickal x Cody Brundage

PRELIMINARY CARD (19pm Brasília time)

Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Jiri Prochazka x Aleksandr Rakic

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): Calvin kattar x aljamain sterling

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Holly holm x Kayla harrison

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): Sodiq Yusuf x Diego lopes

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg) jalin turner x Renato Moicano

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Jessica Stacker x Marina Rodriguez

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Bobby Green x Jim Miller

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Deiveson Figueiredo x cody garbrandt

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