Alex Poatan establishes himself as a global star and stars in the biggest box office in UFC history

After UFC 303, the light heavyweight champion boasts two of the four highest box office grosses in the organization's history

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Alex Poatán lands left cross on Jiri Prochazka No. UFC 303 (Photo: Instagram/UFC)

With just under three years in the organization, Alex Poatán has already achieved the status of a global MMA star. With the 'weight' of the light heavyweight champion, the UFC 303, held last Saturday (29), in Las Vegas (USA), became the fourth highest grossing event in the organization's history, the second event with the presence of the pupil of Glover Teixeira among the events that most filled the company's pockets, counting only the presence of the public.

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The two events that raised the most box office revenue in the organization's history were UFC 205 (US$17,7 million) and UFC 229 (US$17,2 million), both with the presence of Conor McGregor, against Eddie Alvarez and Khabib Nurmagomedovrespectively.

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Alex Poatán It was a highlight of the cards that round out the top-4 highest-grossing cards in the company's history. The great UFC 300, in which he faced Jamahal hill, raised US$16,5 million. Held last Saturday (29), the UFC 303 reached the figure of US$15,9 million.

Light heavyweight champion since November 2023, Alex Poatán has already defended the category belt twice, against Jamahal hill e Jiri Prochazka and continues to consolidate his name among the greatest in the history of MMA. At 36 years old, the 'Indian' has a professional record of 11 triumphs and just two setbacks.

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