UFC 302 Preview: Makhachev vs. Poirier, A Stellar Showdown!

"Makhachev vs. Poirier - A Clash of Titans at UFC 302!"

Introduction to UFC 302

Following the monumental UFC 300 event, the world-leading MMA organization, UFC, faces high expectations for their next major showcase. UFC 302 may not feature the star-studded lineup seen at the anniversary gala, but it still promises a series of thrilling encounters.

Highlighting the card is lightweight champion Islam Makhachev defending his title against veteran and fan-favorite Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier. The main card for this major event, set for the night of June 2nd, is now locked in.

Co-Main Event Spotlight

In the co-main event, Sean Strickland makes his first appearance since losing the middleweight title to Dricus du Plessis at UFC 297 in January. He will face Paulo Costa, who is coming off a dynamic loss against former champion Robert Whittaker.

This match is pivotal for “Borrachinha”, as a victory over Strickland could catapult him back into the upper echelons of the middleweight division.

Must-Watch Undercard Battles
The event also features several can’t-miss undercard fights including:

  • Tatsuro Taira vs. Joshua Van
  • Niko Price vs. Alex Morono
  • Jailton Almeida vs. Alexandr Romanov


Event Schedule for UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier

Main Card

  • Lightweight Title Match: Islam Makhachev (c) vs. Dustin Poirier
  • Middleweight: Sean Strickland vs. Paulo Costa
  • Heavyweight: Jailton Almeida vs. Alexandr Romanov
  • Middleweight: Cesar Almeida vs. Roman Kopylov
  • Welterweight: Randy Brown vs. Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos

Preliminary Card

  • Flyweight: Tatsuro Taira vs. Joshua Van
  • Flyweight: Hyunsung Park vs. Andre Lima
  • Welterweight: Niko Price vs. Alex Morono
  • Middleweight: Roman Dolidze vs. Anthony Hernandez
  • Welterweight: Mickey Gall vs. Bassil Hafez
  • Welterweight: Phil Rowe vs. Jake Matthews
  • Lightweight: Grant Dawson vs. Joe Solecki
  • Women’s Bantamweight: Ailin Perez vs. Joselyne Edwards

Adjusting Match Times for the Local Audience

Please note that the times listed are adjusted to better suit local viewing in the United States, ensuring fans don’t miss out on any of the action.


With a mix of high-stakes clashes and intriguing matchups, UFC 302 is set to deliver an electrifying night of fights. Whether you are a die-hard MMA fan or a casual viewer, this event promises to have something for everyone. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness these athletes showcase their skills at the pinnacle of mixed martial arts.

Stay tuned as we continue to provide comprehensive coverage leading up to UFC 302. Follow all the action with us!

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