UFC 269 card gets another exciting matchup added to it between the wild featherweights Dan Ige and Josh Emmett. Josh Emmett will be coming back to the octagon after a one-year layoff. Dan Ige is one of the rising featherweight prospects but is coming off a loss. Josh had an unlucky last year as many of his matchups got canceled and he was also dealing with some minor injuries. UFC 269 is one of the most stacked cards of the years. The UFC 269 card will be headlined by the UFC lightweight title fight between the champion Charles Oliveira and the no.1 ranked lightweight fighter, Dustin Poirier. In the co-main event, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will defend her title against Julianna Pena. Also, a grudge matchup between Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal is set for this event.
Josh Emmett made his promotional debut as a short-notice replacement on May 8, 2016, against Jon Tuck at UFC Fight Night 87, where he replaced an injured Nick Hein. He won the fight via split decision. He came into the UFC as an undefeated prospect but soon faced his first loss via decision against Desmond Green. Josh Emmett then faced another KO loss against Jeremy Stephens. Jos Emmet signed a new 4 fight contract in 2020. In his last fight, he faced off against Shane Burgos on June 20. He won the fight via unanimous decision. After the fight, he suffered a tear in his ACL.
Dan Ige was a Contender series prospect. He made his UFC debut against Julio Arce. He went on to lose that fight via decision. He then stacked up an amazing winning streak with 6 straight wins. He then lost a fight to Kattar. In his last octagon appearance, he fought Chan Sung Jung at UFC on ESPN 25 on June 19, 2021. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.
UFC 269 card:
- Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier – for the lightweight title
- Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena –for women’s bantamweight title
- Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal
- Cody Garbrandt vs Kai Kara-France
- Sean O’Malley vs. Raulian Paiva
- Geoff Neal vs Santiago Ponzinibbio
- Dominick Cruz vs. Pedro Munhoz
- Dricus Du Plessis vs. Andre Muniz
- Maycee Barber vs. Erin Blanchfield
- Alex Perez vs. Matt Schnell
- Ryan Hall vs. Darrick Minner
- Priscila Cachoeira vs. Gillian Robertson
- Randy Costa vs. Tony Kelley
- Josh Emmett vs. Dan Ige
- Dan Ige vs Josh Emmett featherweight fight added to UFC 269
- UFC 269 card
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