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UFC 302 Full Fight Card, Dates And Venue



April 22nd, 2024

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for a phenomenal fight night with UFC 302 set to take place in Newark, New Jersey, on June 1st. The highly anticipated event boasts a stacked fight card, already announced by the UFC, that promises to keep fans on the edge of their seats.

While the main event, featuring the much-awaited return of the #1 lightweight and pound-for-pound fighter Dustin Poirier against the rising star Islam Makhachev in UFC 302, is sure to steal the spotlight, there's plenty more in store for fight fans.

Another highly anticipated matchup on the UFC 302 fight card is Sean Strickland (#1) taking on Paulo Costa (#7). This middleweight clash was announced alongside the main event of UFC 302 and the upcoming McGregor vs. Chandler showdown at UFC 303 on June 29th, promising a thrilling summer for UFC fans.

Here's a Closer Look At The Complete UFC 302 Fight Card:

Main Event (Lightweight): Dustin Poirier (30-8-0) vs Islam Makhachev (25-1-0)

Co-Main Event (Middleweight): Sean Strickland (28-6-0) vs Paulo Costa (14-3-0)

Randy Brown (18-5-0) vs Elizeu dos Santos (24-7-1) (Welterweight)

Cesar Almeida (5-0-0) vs Roman Kopylov (12-3-0) (Middleweight)

Su Mudaerji (16-6-0) vs Joshua Van (10-1-0) (Flyweight)

HyunSung Park (9-0-0) vs. Andre Lima (8-0-0) (Flyweight)

Niko Price (15-7-0) vs. Alex Morono (24-9-0) (Welterweight)

Jailton Almeida (20-3-0) vs Alexandr Romanov (17-2-0) (Heavyweight)

Roman Dolidze (12-3-0) vs Anthony Hernandez (12-2-0) (Middleweight)

Mickey Gall (7-5-0) vs. Bassil Hafez (8-4-1) (Welterweight)

Philip Rowe (10-4-0) vs. Jake Matthews (19-7-0) (Welterweight)

Grant Dawson (20-2-1) vs. Joe Solecki (13-4-0) (Lightweight)

Ailin Perez (9-2-0) vs. Joselyne Edwards (13-5-0) (Women's Bantamweight)

Fight Highlights Beyond the Main Event

UFC 302 marks the 10th UFC event held at the Prudential Center since 2007. Returning to this familiar venue, UFC President Dana White expressed his excitement, highlighting the strong partnership with the City of Newark and the Prudential Center.

"The City of Newark and the Prudential Center have always been great partners for us," White said. "After setting a new arena record last year, I wanted to bring another great event to New Jersey to kick off the summer with another great UFC event. UFC 302 is going to be fun!"

With a star-studded fight card featuring the highly anticipated Makhachev vs. Poirier matchup in UFC 302, alongside other exciting bouts, UFC 302 promises to be an unforgettable night for MMA fans. Don't miss out on the electrifying action!

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