UFC 302 Showdown: Makhachev vs. Poirier

Islam Makhachev and Dustin Poirier are set to clash in a highly anticipated matchup at UFC 302, with both fighters aiming to solidify their legacies in the lightweight division.

In the main event, Makhachev has the opportunity to defend his title for the third time, putting him in the elite company of champions like B.J. Penn and Khabib Nurmagomedov. On the other hand, Poirier is looking to overcome the odds and establish himself as the true king of the lightweight division with a victory.

In the co-main event, Sean Strickland faces off against Paulo Costa in a matchup that could potentially propel the winner to a title shot in the near future. With other top contenders like Robert Whittaker and Khamzat Chimaev on the horizon, a decisive victory for either fighter could be a game-changer.

The main card also features exciting matchups between Kevin Holland and Michal Oleksiejczuk, as well as welterweights Niko Price, Alex Morono, Randy Brown, and Elizeu Zaleski showcasing their skills.

Make sure to tune in to UFC 302 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, June 1, for a night of thrilling MMA action. The event kicks off with early prelims on ESPN+ at 6 p.m. ET, followed by the prelim card on ESPN2 and ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, and the main card exclusively on ESPN+ pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET.

Don’t miss out on the electrifying matchups and potential upsets that UFC 302 has in store for fight fans around the world.