was first to report the welterweight matchup. UFC 236 takes place
at State Farm Arena in Atlanta on April 13 and is headlined by an
interim lightweight title clash between reigning featherweight king
Holloway and Dustin
Poirier. In the co-main event, Kelvin
Gastelum and Israel
Adesanya will square off for the interim middleweight
Griffin has suffered defeat in three of his last four promotional
appearances. Most recently, Max “Pain” dropped a split decision to
Alves at UFC Fight Night 144 on Feb. 2. The 33-year-old is 2-4
in UFC competition and 14-6 as a professional overall.
Imadaev, 24, has kicked off his professional tenure with eight
straight KO/TKO triumphs. The Moscow native last appeared at Fight
Nights Global 85, where he knocked out Ivan Gluhak
in 13 seconds a little less than one year ago.