Jailton Almeida to Face Alexander Volkov at UFC 302 in New Jersey

Oh boy, get ready for a showdown that’s gonna shake the very foundations of the heavyweight division. On June 1, UFC 302 is where the magic happens. We’re talking about Jailton Almeida squaring off against Alexander Volkov. And guess where? The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Talk about a venue that’s seen its fair share of brawls.

Now, how did we get wind of this epic matchup? Well, Leo Guimaraes, that’s how. He spilled the beans on Twitter, and then it was like wildfire. Almeida couldn’t help but jump on the bandwagon and confirm it on his socials too.

Here’s the scoop on Almeida. He’s looking to dust himself off and get back in the game after a bit of a stumble. Last time we saw him at UFC 299, he was giving Curtis Blaydes a run for his money. That is until some heavy-duty hammerfists sent him packing in round two. It was a tough break, ending a 15-fight hot streak.

On the flip side, Volkov’s been on a bit of a tear himself. The man’s racked up three straight wins, the latest being a slick submission victory over Tai Tuivasa. That went down at UFC 293 in September 2023. And let’s not forget, the only folks who’ve managed to put a dent in his record lately are Tom Aspinall and Ciryl Gane. No small feat, mind you.

So, there you have it. A clash of titans set to go down at UFC 302. Will Almeida bounce back and start a new streak? Or will Volkov continue his ascent and prove he’s top dog? Only time will tell, but one thing’s for sure – it’s gonna be one for the books.

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