Jailton Almeida Will Fight Alexander Romanov at UFC 302

Jailton Almeida Will Fight Alexander Romanov at UFC 302

Liam Lindsay|
April 10, 2024|

A ranked Heavyweight matchup has just been announced. Jailton Almeida will take on Alexander Romanov at UFC 302, per AG Fight. UFC 302 is scheduled to go down in Newark, New Jersey, on June 1st, inside the Prudential Center.

This fight occurs in the Heavyweight (265 lbs) division.

Jailton Almeida has a professional record of 20-3 (6-1 UFC) and is ranked #7 in the Heavyweight division. He has notable wins over Derrick Lewis, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, and Shamil Abdurakhimov.

Alexander Romanov is the #13 ranked Heavyweight and holds a professional record of 17-2 (6-2 UFC), with credible wins over Blagoy Ivanov, Marcos Rogerio de Lima, and Juan Espino.

Official betting odds have yet to be released.

This Heavyweight matchup will see both fighters look to increase their populairity as they look to move into the top-5 of the division. Almeida is coming off his first UFC loss, where he was TKOed by Curtis Blaydes at UFC 299.

Alexander Romanov, however, is coming off a unanimous decision win over Blagoy Ivanov, but before that, two losses were dropped to Alexander Volkov and Marcin Tybura. This is an ample opportunity for Romanov to steal Almeida's ranking.

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