UFC 302 full card results, schedule for Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier, Strickland vs. Costa and more

The Prudential Center in New Jersey will host a massive UFC lightweight title fight on June 1 when Islam Makhachev defends his belt against Dustin Poirier at UFC 302. The show will air on ESPN+ PPV in the U.S.

Poirier competes in his third lightweight title fight. The former interim champion is 0-2 in championship fights, with one loss against Makhachev’s coach, Khabib Nurmagomedov. “The Diamond” has hinted at retirement following this fight and looks to end his career on top of the world.

The 35-year-old American has 15 wins via knockout and eight via submission. Poirier has attempted to win via the guillotine choke in his last few fights, which could be dangerous against Makhachev, who has 11 wins via submission. The multi-time Sambo medalist suffocates opponents any chance he gets and he’s not lost a fight since 2015. 

The challenger may have heart, but Makhachev is ready to counter Poirier’s guillotine attempts and give him a taste of his own medicine. 

WATCH: UFC 302: Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier, exclusively on ESPN+

“First of all, I have to defend his Guillotine, and maybe I’ll show him how to do the Guillotine right,” the Russian star told NBC Sports via Essentially Sports. “I defend my neck. I am ready for your guillotine. That’s why it won’t happen in our fight, but I will be ready.”

The co-main event will feature former UFC middleweight champion Sean Strickland against former contender Paulo Costa. This will be a rare five-round non-title fight.  

The Sporting News will provide results from the entire UFC 302 fight card. Stay tuned! 

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UFC 302 full card results

Main Card

  • Islam Makhachev (c) vs. Dustin Poirier for the UFC lightweight title
  • Sean Strickland vs. Paulo Costa; Middleweights
  • Kevin Holland def. Michal Oleksiejczuk via armbar (1:34 into round one)
  • Alex Morono def. Niko Price via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Randy Brown def. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 

Prelims

  • Roman Kopylov def. Cesar Almeida via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
  • Jailton Almeida def. Alexander Romanov via rear-naked choke (2:27 into round one)
  • Grant Dawson def. Joe Solecki via unanimous decision (29-28, 39-27, 30-27
  • Jake Matthews def. Philip Rowe via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Early Prelims

  • Bassil Hafez def. Mickey Gall via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 
  • Ailin Perez def. Joselyne Edwards via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Andre Lima def. Mitch Raposo via split decision (30–27, 28–29, 30–27)

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UFC 302 tune-in info

  • Date: Saturday, June 1
  • Location: Prudential Center — Newark, New Jersey
  • Start time: 10 p.m. ET (8 p.m. ET for prelims) | 3:00 a.m BST (Sun) | 12:00 p.m. AEST (Sun)
  • How to watch: US: ESPN+ ($79.99 PPV fee plus $10.99/month membership) | UK: TNT Sports (£3.99/month or £39.99/year via discovery+) | Canada: DAZN ($69.99)
  • Watch from anywhere via NordVPN (30-day money-back guarantee)

UFC 302 is in the Prudential Center in New Jersey on June 1. The early prelims start at 6 p.m. ET, while the prelims are at 8 p.m. ET. The main card starts at 10 p.m. ET, and Makhachev and Poirier should make their way to the octagon around 12:15 a.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last. 

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Fight fans can watch UFC 302 on ESPN+ PPV (U.S.), TNT Sports (U.K.), and DAZN (Canada).

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