VIDEO: UFC Fans Clash in the Arena at UFC 302

“Makhachev secures another submission victory”

This past weekend, UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The event featured a thrilling main event between lightweight champion Islam Makhachev and UFC veteran Dustin Poirier. After four intense rounds, Makhachev secured a victory via D’Arce choke submission in the fifth round, marking his fourteenth consecutive win in the UFC  .

Main Event Highlights

Makhachev dominated much of the fight with his grappling, securing multiple takedowns and controlling Poirier on the ground. Despite Poirier’s attempts to stay in the fight, Makhachev’s relentless pressure and ground game eventually led to the decisive submission.

Co-Main Event Recap

In the co-main event, former middleweight champion Sean Strickland faced Paulo Costa. Strickland showcased superior cardio and striking, outlasting Costa to win by unanimous decision. Strickland’s performance was marked by his effective use of combinations and control of the octagon, leaving Costa struggling to keep up  .

Chaos in the Crowd

While the fighters battled in the octagon, a brawl erupted among the spectators. A video capturing the fight in the stands has gone viral on social media. Check out the intense altercation below!


UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier – Results

Main Card

  • Lightweight Title Bout: Islam Makhachev defeated Dustin Poirier via submission (D’Arce choke) – Round 5, 2:42
  • Middleweight: Sean Strickland defeated Paulo Costa via unanimous decision (50–45, 49–46, 49–46)
  • Middleweight: Kevin Holland defeated Michal Oleksiejczuk via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 1:34
  • Welterweight: Niko Price defeated Alex Morono via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Welterweight: Randy Brown defeated Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)

Preliminary Card

  • Middleweight: Roman Kopylov defeated Cesar Almeida via split decision (30–27, 28–29, 29–28)
  • Heavyweight: Jailton Almeida defeated Alexandr Romanov via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:27
  • Lightweight: Grant Dawson defeated Joe Solecki via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28)
  • Welterweight: Jake Matthews defeated Phil Rowe via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)

Early Preliminary Card

  • Welterweight: Bassil Hafez defeated Mickey Gall via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28)
  • Women’s Bantamweight: Ailin Perez defeated Joselyne Edwards via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Catchweight (130 lbs): Andre Lima defeated Nyamjargal Tumendemberel via split decision (30–27, 28–29, 30–27)

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