Charles Jourdain vs. Jean Silva Booked for UFC 303

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Charles Jourdain, UFC 297 official weigh-ins Credit: Jay Anderson/Cageside Press

The return of Conor McGregor at UFC 303 with have a bit of Canadian flavor sprinkled on top.

With Canada’s Gillian Robertson already on the card (her fight with Michelle Waterson-Gomez was shifted from UFC 302) as well as Marc-Andre Barriault, featherweight Charles Jourdain is now in the mix as well. Jourdain (15-7-1) will face Jean Silva (12-2) at the event, set for the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV on June 29, 2024.

Promotion officials recently announced the booking, which sees Jourdain looking to bounce back from a loss to Sean Woodson. Prior to that, “Air” Jourdain had won back-to-back fights with Kron Gracie and Ricardo Ramos.

Silva is a 2023 Contender Series winner who picked up a finish of Westin Wilson in his promotional debut in January of this year.

UFC 303 is headlined by the aforementioned McGregor taking on Michael Chandler in the belated The Ultimate Fighter 31 coaches’ fight. The show aired on ESPN last year. To date, the following match-ups have been reported for the Pay-Per-View card, which caps off this year’s International Fight Week:

  • Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler
  • Payton Talbott vs. Yanis Ghemmouri
  • Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Macy Chiasson
  • Cub Swanson vs. Andre Fili
  • Joe Pyfer vs. Marc-André Barriault
  • Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs. Gillian Robertson
  • Rei Tsuruya vs. Carlos Hernandez
  • Ricky Simón vs. Vinicius Oliveira
  • Andrei Arlovski vs. Martin Buday
  • Charles Jourdain vs. Jean Silva