UFC 288 is set for May 6, 2023 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Earlier today,  the UFC announced Kron Gracie will make his return after a four year hiatus against the always game, Charles ‘air’ Jourdain.

Triple C Henry Cejudo will headline UFC 288 alongside Bantamweight world champion Aljamain Sterling. The Co-Main features Beniel Dariush and the former Lightweight champ Charles Oliviera. The winner will challenge Islam Makhachev for the belt.

Other notable fights include:

145 lbs.: Bryce Mitchell vs. Jonathan Pearce
145 lbs.: Kron Gracie vs. Charles Jourdain
115 lbs.: Marina Rodriguez vs. Virna Jandiroba
205 lbs.: Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Devin Clark
185 lbs.: Andre Petroski vs. Armen Petrosyan
125 lbs.: Nate Maness vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
170 lbs.: Khaos Williams vs. Rolando Bedoya
135 lbs.: Daniel Santos vs. Johnny Munoz

Watch the recent confrontation between Cejudo and Sterling at the UFC Performance Institute below. Video courtesy of Henry Cejudo’s YouTube channel.


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