Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson shared an intense weigh-in face-off in Hidalgo on Friday ahead of their big bout on Saturday.
Poirier has won four consecutive bouts since his 2014 defeat to Conor McGregor and takes on a fighter coming into the bash off the back of consecutive defeats to Nate Diaz and Beneil Dariush.
The bout is the headline contest in Saturday’s card from UFC Texas.
UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier takes on fellow 155-pound standout Michael Johnson at Fight Night Hidalgo on Saturday.
Poirier has rapidly emerged as a major threat in his new weight category while Johnson is on the brink of a lightweight title shot.
What are you most looking forward to at Fight Night Hidalgo?
UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic moves in the pound-for-pound rankings, Jessica Andrade makes a leap at 115 pounds and the bantamweight landscape shifts.
Forrest Griffin and Matt Parrino break down the changes in the rankings.
What do you make of the new rankings and this week’s biggest movers and shakers?