UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2

29 Jun 2024
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About UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2

UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2 [Image courtesy @ufc on Twitter]


UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2 was an MMA pay-per-view event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that took place on June 29, 2024, at the T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.


The main event for the night was a rematch between the light heavyweight champion, Alex Pereira, and the former champion, Jiri Prochazka. The light heavyweight giants earlier met at UFC 295 and Pereira won the vacant title via a second-round TKO. Moreover, Pereira successfully defended the title once against Jamahal Hill at UFC 300, and Prochazka was coming off a second-round TKO against Aleksandar Rakic at the same event. Pereira once again knocked out Prochazka via a head kick in the 2nd round to retain his title.


Earlier, the main event of UFC 303 was supposed to be a welterweight clash between the former two-division champion ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor and Michael ‘Iron’ Chandler. McGregor, the UFC's biggest star, was about to make a comeback after nearly three years away from the octagon following his devastating defeat to Dustin Poirier in July 2021. However, the bout got postponed as McGregor pulled out due to an injury.


The co-main event for this upcoming fight card was a light-heavyweight clash between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill and Khalil Rountree Jr. Unfortunately, Rountree had to pull out of the event because he tested positive for a prohibited substance and Hill pulled out due to an injury. Hence, the co-main event for the night was a lightweight bout between Brian Ortega and Diego Lopez. However, in a surprising turn of events, Brian Ortega withdrew on the day of the fight and was replaced by Dan '50k' Ige. Diego Lopes emerged victorious in the fight via a unanimous decision.


A Light heavyweight bout between the former title challenger Anthony Smith and Roman Dolidze also took place with Dolidze clinching the win.


A welterweight bout between Ian Machado Garry and Michael Page was the first fight of the main card, with Ian Machado Garry winning via a unanimous decision.


Other notable matchups on the card feature Payton Talbott taking on Yanis Ghemmouri, Mayra Bueno Silva facing off against Macy Chiasson, and Joe Pyfer going head-to-head with Marc-André Barriault.



UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2 main Card


Weight ClassFightMethodRoundTimeResult
Light HeavyweightAlex Pereira vs. Jiri Prochazka TKO (head kick and punches)20:13
Alex Pereira (c) def. Jiří Procházka
CatchweightDan Ige vs. Diego LopesDecision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
Diego Lopes def. Dan Ige
Light HeavyweightAnthony Smith vs. Carlos UlbergDecision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
Roman Dolidze def. Anthony Smith
Women's BantamweightMayra Bueno Silva vs. Macy ChiassonTKO (doctor stoppage)21:58
Macy Chiasson def. Mayra Bueno Silva
Welterweight Ian Machado Garry vs. Michael PageDecision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
Ian Machado Garry def. Michael Page


UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2 preliminary Card


Weight ClassFightMethodRoundTimeResult
MiddleweightJoe Pyfer vs. Marc-André BarriaultKO (punches)11:25
Joe Pyfer def. Marc-André Barriault
FeatherweightCub Swanson vs. Andre FiliDecision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
Andre Fili def. Cub Swanson
Featherweight Charles Jourdain vs. Jean SilvaKO (punch)21:22
Jean Silva def. Charles Jourdain
BantamweightPayton Talbott vs. Yanis GhemmouriKO (punches)10:19
Payton Talbott def. Yanis Ghemmouri


UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2 early preliminary Card


Weight ClassFightMethodRoundTimeResult
Women's StrawweightMichelle Waterson-Gomez vs. Gillian RobertsonDecision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–26)35:00
Gillian Robertson def. Michelle Waterson-Gomez
Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Martin BudayDecision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 30–27)35:00
Martin Buday def. Andrei Arlovski
FlyweightRei Tsuruya vs. Carlos HernandezDecision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)35:00
Rei Tsuruya def. Carlos Hernandez
Bantamweight Ricky Simon vs. Vinicius OliveiraDecision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28)35:00
Vinicius Oliveira def. Ricky Simón




How to watch UFC 303?


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 303.


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 303.


In India

Indian UFC fans can catch UFC 303 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 303 live via the JioTV app for free.




*Last updated on June 30, 2024.

FAQs on UFC 303

A. UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2 is scheduled to take place on June 29, 2024.

A. UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2 took place at the T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

A. The main event for UFC 303 was a light heavyweight title bout between the champion, Alex Pereira, and the former champion, Jiri Prochazka. 

A. The co-main event for UFC 303 is a featherweight bout between Dan Ige and Diego Lopes. 

A. The main card for UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2 commenced at 10 p.m. ET.

A. UFC 303: Pereira vs. Prochazka 2 can be streamed live on ESPN+PPV.

Last Modified Jul 11, 2024 15:19 GMT
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