UFC 236 is bringing two title fights to Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, April 13. The interim lightweight championship will be on the line when featherweight titleholder Max Holloway takes on Dustin Poirier in the main event of the pay-per-view as he attempts to become the latest two-division UFC champion while also avenging the first loss of his career — which came courtesy of Poirier in Holloway’s UFC debut at age 20.
In the co-main event, top contenders Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya will be battling it out for the interim 185-pound crown.
The pay-per-view takes place at State Farm Arena.
Ahead of this weekend’s event, the UFC uploaded its behind-the-scenes YouTube series “UFC Embedded” to give you an up-close look at what the fighters go through on fight week as they make their final preparations for Saturday night.
Below is all of the information you will need leading up to the fight, including every episode of UFC 236 Embedded.
UFC 236 Embedded, Episode 1
On Episode 1 of UFC 236 Embedded, featherweight champion Max Holloway puts the pedal to the metal at a Porsche development track. Middleweight title contender Kelvin Gastelum takes on his final week of camp and visits the beach with family. At the gym, lightweight title contender Dustin Poirier puts in work alongside coach Mike Brown, teammate Thiago Alves and his daughter Parker.
UFC 236 Embedded, Episode 2
On Episode 2 of UFC 236 Embedded, middleweight title contender Kelvin Gastelum packs his fight week essentials: clothes, underwear, gear and lucky panda. Featherweight champion and lightweight title contender Max Holloway turns a scenic hike into a competition with his teammate. Lightweight title contender Dustin Poirier puts the finishing touches on a perfectly planned fight camp. And middleweight title contender Israel Adesanya arrives in Atlanta after a long flight from New Zealand.
UFC 236 Embedded, Episode 3
On Episode 3 of UFC 236 Embedded, lightweight title contender Dustin Poirier has his hair cut by supporters in his adopted Florida home. Featherweight champion Max Holloway signs autographs and gets a tutorial in fight night tech. Middleweight title opponents Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum arrive in Atlanta after unexpectedly circuitous air journeys.
UFC 236 Embedded, Episode 4
n Episode 4 of UFC 236 Embedded, opponents Eryk Anders and Khalil Rountree train for what they predict will be a light heavyweight slugfest. Middleweight title contender Israel Adesanya and lightweight title contender Dustin Poirier show some skin for the camera. Featherweight champion Max Holloway introduces the man who calls the shots during his fights. And the stars of the main and co-main, including middleweight title contender Kelvin Gastelum, hype up the crowd at open workouts.
UFC 236 Embedded, Episode 5
On Episode 5 of UFC 236 Embedded, middleweight title contender Kelvin Gastelum takes in the view from his balcony. Opponent Israel Adesanya stays sharp by following his coaches’ instructions in the gym and remembering the drudgery of his desk job. Featherweight champion Max Holloway receives fashion feedback from heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Lightweight title contender Dustin Poirier predicts a Fight of the Night in his UFC 236 main event, then both headliners begin their weight cuts.
UFC 236 Embedded, Episode 6
On Episode 6 of UFC 236 Embedded, middleweight title contender Kelvin Gastelum gets in a champion mindset with his friend, flyweight titleholder Henry Cejudo. Athletes make weight Friday morning, including Gastelum’s opponent Israel Adesanya and headliners Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier. Holloway refuels with family, then heads to ceremonial weigh-ins where opponents face off in front of fans.
UFC 236: Fight Time & Viewing Details
Event: UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Venue: State Farm Arena
Pay-Per-View Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass, ESPN, Pay-per-view
UFC 236 Fight Card
Main Card (Pay-per-view, 10:00 p.m. ET)
- Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier — for the interim lightweight championship
- Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya — for the interim middleweight championship
- Eryk Anders vs. Khalil Rountree Jr.
- Alan Jouban vs. Dwight Grant
- Ovince Saint Preux vs. Nikita Krylov
Preliminary Card (ESPN, 8:00 p.m. ET)
- Jalin Turner vs. Matt Frevola
- Wilson Reis vs. Alexandre Pantoja
- Max Griffin vs. Zelim Imadaev
- Boston Salmon vs. Khalid Taha
Early Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass, 6:16 p.m. ET)
- Curtis Millender vs. Belal Muhammad
- Montel Jackson vs. Andre Soukhamthath
- Lauren Mueller vs. Poliana Botelho
- Brandon Davis vs. Randy Costa