UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs. Topuria June 22, 2023 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, Josh Emmett will face Ilia Topuria in a crucial featherweight match-up in the 2023 UFC Fight Night.

The anticipated match will happen at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL.

The main card match-ups will start at 3:00PM EDT.

Veteran Josh Emmett returns to the octagon four months after coming up short to claim the interim featherweight title in UFC 284.

He's been in the top 5 of his division for some time and he knows he’s due again to contend for a championship fight.

Standing on his way is undefeated and rising star Ilia Topuria.

This would be his first UFC main event after back-to-back wins against Jai Herbert and Bryce Mitchell.

He knows that a victory over Josh Emmett would push him to new heights in the featherweight division.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Ilia Topuria as the favorite to win over Josh Emmett at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.

Match Stats

Josh Emmett #5 Ilia Topuria #9
18-3-0 Record 13-0-0
Loss Last Fight Win
5' 6" Height 5' 7"
145 LBS Weight 146 LBS
70" Reach 69"
39.5" Leg Reach 37"
37% Strikes 49%
37% Takedown Accuracy 46%

2023 UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs. Topuria

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