Updated June 2nd, 2024 at 11:23 IST

UFC 302 Main Card Results: Islam Makhachev survives Dustin Poirier challenge, Strickland edges Costa

UFC 302 saw riveting action and some of the most incredible finishes in the main event. Here are all the results of UFC 302 from the main card to prelim cards.

Islam Makhachev | Image:AP
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Islam Makhachev was tested by Dustin Poirier at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey during the main event of UFC 302 and continued his dominance over the Light Weight division as he retained his belt. 

Sean Strickland just edged out Paulo Costa in the co main event of UFC 302 via a split decision. Here are the results from UFC 302. 

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UFC 302 Main Card Results 

  • Islam Makhachev defeats Dustin Poirier by Submission (D’arce choke) at 2:42 of Round 5
  • Sean Strickland (46-49, 50-45) defeats Paulo Costa (49-46) by Split Decision
  • Kevin Holland defeats Michal Oleksiejczuk by Technical Submission (armbar) at 1:34 of Round 1
  • Niko Price (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) defeats Alex Morono by Unanimous Decision
  • Randy Brown (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) defeats Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos by Unanimous Decision

UFC 302 Preliminary Card Results 

  • Roman Kopylov (29-28, 30-27) defeats Cesar Almeida (29-28) by Split Decision
  • Jailton Almeida defeats Alexandr Romanov by Submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:27 of Round 1
  • Grant Dawson (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) defeats Joe Solecki by Unanimous Decision
  • Jake Matthews (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) defeats Philip Rowe by Unanimous Decision
  • Bassil Hafez (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) defeats Mickey Gall by Unanimous Decision
  • Ailin Perez (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) defeats Joselyne Edwards by Unanimous Decision
  • Andre Lima (30-27, 30-27) defeats Mitch Raposo (29-28) by Split Decision

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UFC 302 Highlights of the Night 

- Islam Mahachev proved why he is reigning lightweight champion when he survived massive adversity and won by submitting Dustin Poirier in the 5th round.
- Sean Strickland emerged victorious over Paulo Costa via a split decision when he was the aggressor and emerged victorious in the comain event. Costa would be left fuming but given the balance of the fight Strickland only just knicked it.
- Kevin Holland entertained everyone when he launched a barrage on Michal. Holland didn't pull any punches and landed massive elbows in the beginning and backed up his bright start with a submission win. 
- "The Hybrid" Niko Price overcame his two fight losing streak when he downed Alex Morono via unanimous decision. Morono started strong but price weathered the early storm and emerged victorious in the fight. 
- Randy Brown emerged victorious over Elizeu Zeleski in a welterweight fight that went right down to the wire. Brown had the measure in the first and second round but perhaps what sealed it was after being dominated in round 2, Randy reversed late and landed a massive elbow.

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Published June 2nd, 2024 at 11:23 IST