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“Anticipation builds for UFC 302’s main event.”

Main Card: Anticipation and Drama in the Lightweight Title Clash

UFC 302 is set to take place on June 1, 2024, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, featuring a highly anticipated fight card with several high-profile matchups. The main event will see lightweight champion Islam Makhachev defending his belt against seasoned contender Dustin Poirier. Makhachev, a favorite with significant odds in his favor, aims to solidify his reign in the division  .

In the co-main event, former middleweight champion Sean Strickland will face Paulo Costa in a five-round bout. Strickland is looking to return to his winning ways after a recent defeat, while Costa aims to bounce back from a challenging period marked by tough losses .

Other notable fights on the main card include Kevin Holland versus Michal Oleksiejczuk in a middleweight contest, Jailton Almeida against Alexandr Romanov in a heavyweight bout, and Randy Brown taking on Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos in the welterweight division. Almeida, currently ranked seventh in the heavyweight category, is eager to recover from a recent loss and regain his winning streak .


Preliminary Card and Early Prelims: A Showcase of Talent

The preliminary card features several exciting matchups, including Roman Kopylov against Cesar Almeida in the middleweight division and Niko Price facing Alex Morono in a welterweight clash. Additionally, fans will witness a promising flyweight bout between Mitch Raposo and Andre Lima.

The early preliminaries promise to be just as thrilling with bouts like Bassil Hafez versus Mickey Gall in welterweight and Ailin Perez against Joselyne Edwards in bantamweight. These fights will provide a platform for both emerging talents and experienced fighters to showcase their skills and make a mark.

UFC 302: Full Fight Card (US Eastern Time)

Main Card (Starts at 10:00 PM ET)

1.Islam Makhachev (c) vs. Dustin Poirier – Lightweight Title Fight

2.Sean Strickland vs. Paulo Costa – Middleweight

3.Kevin Holland vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk – Middleweight

4.Jailton Almeida vs. Alexandr Romanov – Heavyweight

5.Randy Brown vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos – Welterweight

Preliminary Card (Starts at 8:00 PM ET)

1.Cesar Almeida vs. Roman Kopylov – Middleweight

2.Grant Dawson vs. Joe Solecki – Lightweight

3.Jake Matthews vs. Philip Rowe – Welterweight

4.Niko Price vs. Alex Morono – Welterweight

Early Prelims (Starts at 6:30 PM ET)

1.Bassil Hafez vs. Mickey Gall – Welterweight

2.Ailin Perez vs. Joselyne Edwards – Bantamweight

3.Mitch Raposo vs. Andre Lima – Flyweight

UFC 302 is shaping up to be an action-packed event that MMA fans won’t want to miss. From title defenses to high-stakes matchups across various weight classes, the event promises excitement and memorable moments inside the octagon .



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