UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier

1 Jun 2024
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About UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier

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UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier is an upcoming MMA pay-per-view event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that is scheduled to take place on June 1, 2024, at the Prudential Center, in Newark, New Jersey, United States.


The main event of UFC 302 was a lightweight title clash between reigning champion Islam Makhacev and former interim lightweight champion Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier. Makhachev was successful in defending his title in this fight via submission in the final round. This event marked the promotion's milestone tenth appearance in Newark, the first since UFC 288 back in May 2023. Currently, Islam Makhachev holds a record of 26 wins and 1 loss (26-1-0), whereas Poirier has amassed a respectable professional record of 30 wins, 9 losses, and 1 no-contest (30-9-0 (1NC)).


The co-main event for this fight card was a middleweight showdown between former UFC Middleweight Champion Sean Strickland and former title contender Paulo Costa. Sean Strickland clinched the split decision victory after 5 rounds of intense striking exchanges between the two middleweights.


A matchup between former Bellator Heavyweight World Champion Alexander Volkov and Jailton Almeida was initially planned for this event. However, the bout was canceled without disclosed reasons, and Volkov was rescheduled to fight Sergei Pavlovich at UFC on ABC: Robert Whittaker vs. Khamzat Chimaev instead. Almeida squared off against Alexander Romanov in this event and emerged victorious.


Other notable matchups on the card feature Randy Brown beating Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos, César Almeida losing against Roman Kopylov, and Grant Dawson winning against Joe Solecki.


UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier Fight Card


Main Card


Weight classFightMethodRoundTimeResult
Lightweight
Islam Makhachev (c) vs. Dustin Poirier
Submission (brabo choke)52:42
Islam Makhachev (c) def. Dustin Poirier
Middleweight
Sean Strickland vs. Paulo Costa
Decision (split) (46–49, 50–45, 49–46)55:00
Sean Strickland def. Paulo Costa
Middleweight
Kevin Holland vs. Michał Oleksiejczuk
Technical Submission (armbar)11:34
Kevin Holland def. Michał Oleksiejczuk
Welterweight
Niko Price vs. Alex Morono
Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
Niko Price def. Alex Morono
Welterweight
Randy Brown vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
Randy Brown def. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos


Preliminary Card


Weight classFightMethodRoundTimeResult
Middleweight
César Almeida vs. Roman Kopylov
Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 30–27)35:00
Roman Kopylov def. César Almeida
Heavyweight
Jailton Almeida vs. Alexander Romanov
Submission (rear-naked choke)12:27
Jailton Almeida def. Alexander Romanov
Lightweight
Grant Dawson vs. Joe Solecki
Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 30–27)35:00
Grant Dawson def. Joe Solecki
Welterweight
Philip Rowe vs. Jake Matthews
Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)35:00
Jake Matthews def. Philip Rowe


Early Preliminary Card


Weight classFightMethodRoundTimeResult
Welterweight
Bassil Hafez vs. Mickey Gall
Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28)35:00
Bassil Hafez def. Mickey Gall
Women's Bantamweight
Ailín Pérez vs. Joselyne Edwards
Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
Ailín Pérez def. Joselyne Edwards
Catchweight (130 lb)
André Lima vs. Mitch Raposo
Decision (split) (30–27, 28–29, 30–27)35:00
André Lima def. Mitch Raposo

How to watch UFC 302?


In the US

For fight fans in the US, you can grab your ESPN+ membership at 6.99$ plus an additional $79.99 Pay-per-view (PPV) price to catch UFC 302.


In the UK

For fans of MMA in the United Kingdom, a Sports Extra Month Membership on Now TV, at 34 pounds per month, will allow you to stream UFC 302.


In India

Indian UFC fans can catch UFC 302 live on the Sony Ten channels or subscribe to SonyLiv, with yearly packages at Rs. 999 and monthly packages at Rs. 299, to stream UFC. Additionally, Jio customers can stream UFC 302 live via the JioTV app for free.


Know More About: Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier Head to Head Record

FAQs on UFC 302

A. UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier took place on June 1, 2024.

A. UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier took place at the Prudential Center, in Newark, New Jersey, United States.

A. The main event for UFC 302 was between Islam Makhachev and Dustin Poirier for the UFC lightweight championship.

A. The co-main event for UFC 302 was a middleweight bout between Sean Strickland and Paulo Costa.

A. The main card for UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier will commence at 10 p.m. ET.

A. UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier can be streamed live on ESPN+PPV.

Last Modified Jun 27, 2024 10:39 GMT
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