The 2019 UFC program started quickly and excitingly, as we now have two pay-per-view events under our belts. At UFC 235, a new welterweight champion was crowned while Kamaru Usman dominated Tyron Woodley, while light heavyweight champion Jon Jones again had his domination in a successful defense against Anthony Smith. Prior to that of February's UFC 234, while Robert Whittaker's scheduled defense of his middleweight title was canceled at short notice, Israel Adesanya managed to prove that he was truly the division's next big company with a victory over the legendary Anderson Silva .
The next PPV offer, the UFC 236 in Atlanta on April 13th, will see reigning champion Max Holloway rise to 155 pounds to face Dustin Poirier for the light provisional title. Before this, more Fight Night UFC events will come on our way with some exciting main events. Then, in May, the straw weights champion Rose Namajunas will star in the UFC's latest PPV bid from Brazil when she fights with Jessica Andrade in Rio de Janeiro.
In June, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo, back from a rapid TKO victory over TJ Dillashaw, will challenge the vacant bantamweight title against Marlon Moraes after Dillashaw was forced to leave his belt following a negative result in a drug test.
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Below is a program to update the main events and events for 2019. Check for updates throughout the year. Click on the links for complete and updated cards.
UFC 2019 planning
|UFC 236||Max Holloway against Dustin Poirier||Atlanta||April 13th||PPV|
|UFC Fight Night Russia||Alexey Oleynik vs. Alistair Overeem||St. Petersburg, Russia||April 20th||ESPN +|
|UFC Fight Night||Yoel Romero against Jack Hermansson||Fort Lauderdale, Florida||April 27th||ESPN|
|UFC Fight Night||Al Iaquinta against Donald Cerrone||Ottawa, Canada||4 May||ESPN +|
|UFC 237||Rose Namajunas (c) against Jessica Andrade||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||May 11th||PPV|
|UFC Fight Night||Rafael dos Anjos against Kevin Lee||Rochester, New York||18 May||ESPN +|
|UFC Fight Night||Alexander Gustafsson against Anthony Smith||Stockholm, Sweden||1st of June||ESPN +|
|UFC 238||Henry Cejudo against Marlon Moraes||Chicago||June 8th||PPV|
|UFC Fight Night Greenville||TBD||Greenville, South Carolina||22 June||ESPN +|
|UFC Fight Night||Tyron Woodley against Robbie Lawler||Minneapolis, Minnesota||June 29th||ESPN|
|UFC 239||Jon Jones vs Thiago Santos||Las Vegas||6 July||PPV|