Will catch fire! See the main fights scheduled for June in the UFC

With five events scheduled, June promises to deliver a lot of emotions to MMA fans around the world

official poster of UFC 303 (Photo: Twitter/@ufc)

With five events scheduled, the month of June promises many emotions for MMA fans. With emphasis on yet another third defense of the lightweight belt (up to 70,3kg) of Islam makhachev and the return of Conor McGregor: SUPER FIGHTS brings the reader the main fights of the sixth month of the organization's 2024 season.

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UFC 302: Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier

I. Makhachev and D. Poirier will fight for the lightweight belt (Photo: SUPER FIGHTS Montage)

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The event that opens the month of June, the UFC 302, will put the lightweight belt at stake. In his third title defense, the champion Islam makhachev will measure strength against the experienced Dustin poirier, who already held the interim title in the category and is coming off a categorical victory over the then rising prospect Benoit Saint-Denis, UFC 299.

In the co-main fight, former champion Sean Strickland and the Brazilian Paulo borrachinha will share the octagon in a duel in which the winner will be confirmed as the next middleweight challenger. Still on the main card, Jailton Malhadinho seeks to recover from the harsh defeat suffered by Curtis blaydes and need to beat the Moldovan Alexander Romanov so as not to move away from the heavyweight elite.

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UFC Louisville: Jared Cannonier vs. Nassourdine Imavov

J. Cannonier will face N. Imavov at UFC Louisville (Photo: Twitter/@ufc)

One week after the UFC 302, the Ultimate Octagon will land in Lousville, in the state of Kentucky (USA). In the main fight of the show, former middleweight challenger Jared Cannonier, number four in the rankings, steps into the octagon in search of his third consecutive victory in the organization. Before him will be the prospectus Nassourdine Imavov, who won Roman Dolidze in his last commitment and shook off the bad phase after two performances without victory.

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UFC Vegas 93: Alex Perez vs. Tatsuro Taira

A. Perez and T. Taira will be in the main fight of UFC Vegas 93 (Photo: Twitter/@ufc)

Continuing with Ultimate's June calendar, on the 15th the organization 'hits its mark' at the Apex for UFC Vegas 92. After the surprising victory over the Brazilian Matheus Nicolau, which interrupted his streak of three consecutive defeats and kept him in the top-5, the former flyweight challenger (under 56,7kg) Alex Perez will have the tough task of facing the undefeated prospect Tatsuro Taira.

In the second most important fight of the night, the Brazilian middleweight André Sergipano tries to resume the good winning streak he achieved when he arrived at the organization. On the other side of the octagon will be the Russian Ikram Aliskerov who won his two commitments in the company and arrives motivated by seven consecutive victories in his career.

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UFC Saudi Arabia: Robert Whittaker vs. Khamzat Chimaev

R. Whittaker and K. Chimaev will take part in the main fight of UFC Arabia (Photo: Montage/SUPER FIGHTS)

On June 22nd, Ultimate will make its long-awaited debut in Saudi Arabia. And even with a 'Fight Night' card, the organization did not want to run the risk of displeasing Middle Eastern fans and selected big names from its squad for the expected show.

In the main fight of the grand event, the former middleweight champion Robert whittaker, which comes from an important victory over Paulo borrachinha, measures forces with the undefeated star Khamzat Shimaev, who is undefeated in professional MMA and is more adapted to the new weight range.

In the second most important duel of the night, the former challenger for the interim heavyweight belt (up to 120,2kg) Sergei Pavlovich tries not to move away from the elite of the category and will have to share the octagon with the experienced Alexander Volkov, who arrives on the back of three consecutive victories and has not known defeat since March 2022.

Still on the main card, the light heavyweight Johnny Walker seeks to recover from the tough knockout suffered to Magomed Ankalayev at the beginning of 2024 and that stopped his streak of three consecutive victories. Facing the Brazilian will be the former challenger Volkan oezdemir who experiences an irregular trajectory of results in the organization.

UFC 303: Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler

C.McGregor alongside M. Chandler in an episode of TUF 31 (Photo: Reproduction/Instagram)

After three years of absence and the recording of the thirtieth season of the reality show 'The Ultimate Fighter', Conor McGregor e Michael chandler they will finally go up to the octagon for the expected 'reckoning'. In a duel that will be held at welterweight (up to 77,1kg), the two veterans of the sport will be the protagonists of the UFC 303, which takes place at the T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas (USA).

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