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Kevin Holland vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk set for Newark

It’s been just a few years, however Kevin Holland will attempt to proper his ship at middleweight at UFC 302.

Holland (25-11 MMA, 12-8 UFC) will transfer up from welterweight to fulfill Michal Oleksiejczuk (19-7 MMA, 7-5 UFC) at 185 kilos when the UFC returns to New Jersey subsequent month. Promotion officers introduced the brand new reserving through the UFC on ESPN 56 broadcast from St. Louis.

UFC 302 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) takes place June 1 at Prudential Middle in Newark, N.J.

Holland has back-to-back losses to Jack Della Maddalena and Michael Web page, each by choice, at welterweight. These setbacks got here on the heels of two of the largest wins of his profession – stoppages of Santiago Ponzinibbio and Michael Chiesa, the latter of which was a bonus winner at UFC 291 10 months in the past.

Oleksiejczuk is only a couple months faraway from a 61-second submission loss to Michel Pereira at UFC 299 in Miami. He was trying to put collectively a profitable streak after a bonus-winning first-round TKO of Chidi Njokuani in August 2023, however now must attempt to keep away from his first shedding skid since 2019-2020.

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