Dana White confirms UFC 300 set to receive two more fights: ‘We’re still working on the main event’

Dana White confirms UFC 300 set to receive two more fights we're working on the main event

Promotional CEO, Dana White has confirmed that the organization is still actively searching for a main event bout for its UFC 300 card in April – as well as an official co-headliner, claiming it’s been an “interesting time” attempting to put together the flagship card’s headliner.

In recent weeks, speculation has been rife regarding the impending announcement of a UFC 300 headlining fight – with names from the likes of Alex Pereira, Israel Adesanya, Dricus du Plessis, and even former two-division champion, Conor McGregor touted as potential main event stars for the highly-anticipated UFC 300 main event. 

And with South African, du Plessis more-or-less ruling himself from a UFC 300 main event title fight against Adesanya as he requires more time to recover from his fight with Sean Strickland last month, the options for the promotion’s to land a main event scrap are fastly dwindling. 

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Furthermore, amid speculation how the UFC are planning on launching a surprising headliner featuring McGregor and expected next foe, Michael Chandler for the April card – the above-mentioned, White claimed earlier this week how the Dubliner is unlikely to make his long-awaited return to the Octagon until the Fall.

Dana White provides update on UFC 300 card

Overnight, however, White provided another update on the UFC 300 card in total – as well as a potential headlining announcement, claiming brass are still attempting to put a fight atop the card together.

“It’s been an interesting time trying to make the main event [for UFC 300],” Dana White told Adam’s Apple NYC during a recent interview. “We’re still working on it.” 

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Currently slated for the card in terms of championship bouts: a history all-Chinese strawweight title fight between current champion, Zhang Weili is slated for the event, in a clash with compatriot, Yan Xiaonan.

And furthermore, the symbolic BMF title is up for grabs to boot, with defending champion, Justin Gaethje drawing former undisputed featherweight kingpin, Max Holloway in a fan-favorite showdown in April. 

Who do you think headlines UFC 300 in April?