UFC 302 official trailer: Makhachev faces Poirier, Strickland meets Costa

Islam Makhachev defends lightweight title against Dustin Poirier at UFC 302 in Newark, New Jersey

UFC 302: Makhachev vs Poiriera airs live on pay-per-view from Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday, June 1. The promo video titled “Coming in Fierce” hit the stream today.

In the main event, Islam Makhachev (25-1) makes the third defense of his 155-pound title against former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier (30-8, 1 NC) of Lafayette, Louisiana. In the co-main event, former middleweight champion Sean Strickland (28-6) of Anaheim, California goes up against former 185-pound title challenger Paulo Costa (14-3) of Brazil.

Also on the UFC 302 card, Jailton Almeida (20-3) of Brazil faces Alexander Romanov (17-2) of Moldova at heavyweight. Plus, Niko Price (15-7, 2 NC) of Cape Coral, Florida takes on Alex Morono (24-9, 1 NC) of Houston, Texas at welterweight.

Parviz Iskenderov
Parviz Iskenderov is a former Muay Thai fighter, sports manager and editor at FIGHTMAG.

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