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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently announced the upcoming UFC 288: “Sterling vs. Cejudo” ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, locked and loaded for Sat., May 6, 2023, at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Now they have an official poster.

UFC 288 will be headlined by the bantamweight title fight pitting current 135-pound kingpin Aljamain Sterling opposite former division titleholder Henry Cejudo. Elsewhere on the card, ex-lightweight champion Charles Oliveira battles surging 155-pound contender Beneil Dariush.

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OCTAGON RETURNS TO THE GREAT WHITE NORTH! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Canada for the first time in almost four years when it hosts UFC 289 inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sat., June 10, 2023. In UFC 289’s pay-per-view (PPV) main event, women’s Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes, will lock horns with No. 5-ranked 135-pound contender, Irene Aldana, while former Lightweight kingpin and current No. 1-seeded contender, Charles Oliveira, battles No. 4-ranked Beneil Dariush in the co-feature with 155-pound title implications on the line.

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This marks Cejudo’s first fight since retiring back in early 2020.

“It’s more of me rekindling my love for the game, for the love of the competition, and then doing it,” Cejudo told his YouTube followers. “I’m not just done with Aljamain. My overall goal, and I’ll say it again, is to go up to 145 pounds and do something that nobody has ever done.”

To see the rest of the UFC 288 fight card and PPV lineup click here.


Remember that will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 288 fight card right here, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard on ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.

To check out the latest and greatest UFC 288: “Sterling vs. Cejudo” news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive event archive right here.

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