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UFC 269 adds featherweight matchup between Dan Ige and Josh Emmett

By Cole Shelton - October 21, 2021

A featherweight banger has been added to UFC 269 as Josh Emmett will return to the Octagon against Dan Ige.

Multiple sources informed that Emmett and Ige have been agreed to for UFC 269 on December 11 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event of the card will see Charles Oliveira defending his lightweight title against Dustin Poirier. Amanda Nunes also defends her bantamweight title against Julianna Pena in the co-main

Josh Emmett (16-2) has not fought since June of 2020 where he earned a decision victory over Shane Burgos. In the fight, he tore his knee and has been sidelined since then as he has been recovering from his knee. Prior to that, he knocked out Mirsad Bektic and Michael Johnson. The Team Alpha Male product 7-2 inside the Octagon and is currently the seventh-ranked featherweight.

Dan Ige (15-4) is coming off a decision loss to Korean Zombie in the main event of a Fight Night card back in June. Prior to that, he scored a one-punch KO over Gavin Tucker to get back into the win column after losing to Calvin Kattar in another main event spot on Fight Island last summer. The Hawaiian is 7-3 in the UFC with notable wins over Edson Barboza and Bektic. He’s currently ranked ninth in the featherweight division.

With the addition of Josh Emmett vs. Dan Ige, UFC 269 is as follows:

  • Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier

  • Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena

  • Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal

  • Kai Kara-France vs. Cody Garbrandt

  • Sean O’Malley vs. Raulian Paiva

  • Geoff Neal vs. Santiago Ponzinbbio

  • Dominick Cruz vs. Pedro Munhoz

  • Maycee Barber vs. Erin Blanchfield

  • Josh Emmett vs. Dan Ige

  • Andre Muniz vs. Dricus Du Plessis

  • Priscila Cachoeira vs. Gillian Robertson

  • Ryan Hall vs. Darrick Minner

  • Alex Perez vs. Matt Schnell

  • Randy Costa vs. Tony Kelly

Who do you think wins at UFC 269, Josh Emmett or Dan Ige?

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