Alex Pereira vs. Jamahal Hill Light Heavyweight Title Fight Set For UFC 300 Main Event

The UFC 300 main event has been set.

Following Ilia Topuria's shocking knockout victory over Alexander Volkanovski in the UFC 298 main event, UFC President, Dana White announced that Alex Pereira will defend the light heavyweight championship against former champion, Jamahal Hill in the UFC 300 main event.

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Jamahal Hill vacated the 205-pound title after suffering an injury during a charity basketball game and Alex Pereira dispatched Jiri Prochazka to become the new champion. With the victory over Prochazka, Pereira became a two weight UFC world champion in just 11 professional MMA fights and just seven appearances inside of the UFC's octagon.

UFC 300 Updated Card

  • Alex Pereira (C) vs. (#1) Jamahal Hill — UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
  • Zhang Weili (C) vs. (#1) Yan Xiaonan — UFC Strawweight Championship
  • Justin Gaethje (C) vs. (#1) Max Holloway — BMF Championship
  • (#1) Charles Oliveira vs. (#4) Arman Tsarukyan
  • (#2) Jiri Prochazka vs. (#5) Aleksandar Rakic
  • (#8) Calvin Kattar vs. (#1) Aljamain Sterling
  • (#5) Holly Holm vs. Kayla Harrison
  • (#4) Jessica Andrade vs. (#6) Marina Rodriguez
  • (#8) Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Cody Garbrandt
  • (#13) Sodiq Yusuff vs. Diego Lopes
  • Bobby Green vs. Jim Miller
  • Bo Nickal vs. Cody Brundage

UFC 300 takes place on Saturday, April 13 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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