At UFC 302, which will take place on June 2, Roman Kopylov and Cesar Almeida will meet in the Octagon to answer the question: “What is more effective in MMA: hand-to-hand combat or kickboxing?” Both are experienced, have an impressive background in their disciplines and very rarely bring fights to decisions. At the very least, fireworks are definitely in store for the spectators, but we’ll figure out which of the guys has the best chance of triumph on the appointed evening.

Roman Kopylov vs Caesar Almeida
Without exaggeration, the legendary fighting arena - T-Mobile in Las Vegas, on June 30 will host a fight that perfectly matches the atmosphere of this place. UFC 303 will feature a fight between “The Notorious” Conor McGregor and “Iron” Michael Chandler as the main event. The Irish mixed martial arts superstar will step onto the canvas for the first time in three years to prove to everyone and himself that he can still compete at the highest level. Will Mac be able to live up to all the hype that has once again appeared around him?

Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler
After losing the title, Sean Strickland quickly returned to action and on June 2, at UFC 302, in the co-main event, he will fight Paulo Costa. The Brazilian also suffered a defeat in the last fight, and both are charged to get out of the black streak. This match will take place in a 5-round format, so the guys will have plenty of time to answer the question of which of them is really stronger. So who will the Prudential Center crowd applaud as the winner?

Sean Strickland vs Paulo Costa
Two top Russian UFC heavyweights, despite their reluctance to fight each other, will identify a potential contender for the title in Saudi Arabia, at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, June 23. Sergei Pavlovich was already one step away from winning the interim title, so Alexander Volkov, at UFC on ABC 6, will try to take his place and overtake the title holder. Both have excellent finishing rates, so this fight has no chance of lasting all 3 rounds.

Sergei Pavlovich vs Alexander Volkov
After a series of crises, long expectations and even decisions to end his career, UFC rated middleweight Khamzat Chimaev is entering a contender's fight. In the main event of UFC on ABC 6, June 23 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, he will fight with former champion of the organization, Robert Whittaker. This evening at the Kingdom Arena will be a test for both, and it’s time to find out which of them has the best chance of triumph on the appointed date?

Khamzat Chimaev vs Robert Whittaker
The undisputed champion of the UFC lightweight category, Islam Makhachev, after a duology with Alexander Volkanovski, will defend his title for the first time with an opponent from his division. At UFC 302, which will take place in Newark on June 2, he will face Dustin Poirier, a two-time contender for gold at 70 kg. This confrontation will be headed by a numbered event, and it is not at all excluded that this appearance in the octagon could be the final one in “Diamond”’s career.

Islam Makhachev vs Dustin Poirier
UNICS in Kazan will compete with Lokomotiv from Krasnodar. The match will take place on May 16 as part of the fifth battle of the teams in the semi-finals of the VTB United League. The confrontation will take place on the parquet floor of the Basket Hall sports complex. The score in the series at the moment is 2:2.

UNICS vs Lokomotiv-Kuban
On May 13, Krasnodar will host the fourth semifinal match of the VTB United League 2023/24, in which Lokomotiv-Kuban and UNICS will sort out their basketball relations. The confrontation will take place under the dome of the Basket Hall arena. The score in the series is 2:1 in favor of the southerners.

Lokomotiv-Kuban vs UNICS
CSKA will host Zenit in Moscow on May 12. This is the fourth match of the teams in the semi-final series of the VTB United League. After three meetings here, the score is 2:1 in favor of the army team. The upcoming match will take place at the Krylatskoye arena.

CSKA vs Zenit

The final series of the Gagarin Cup moves to Yaroslavl for two matches. On Monday, April 22, hockey players from local Lokomotiv and Magnitogorsk Metallurg will take to the ice at the Arena-2000 Lokomotiv. At the moment the score in the series is 2-0 in favor of Metallurg.

Lokomotiv vs Metallurg
On April 14, a match between local Zenit and Perm PARMA will take place in St. Petersburg. The teams will complete the winners' stage of the VTB United League 2023/24 with a common battle. It will be hosted by the Sibur Arena sports and entertainment complex.

Zenit vs PARMA
On April 9, Krasnodar will host the second round match of the Winners Stage of the VTB United Basketball League for the 2023/24 season, in which the local Lokomotiv-Kuban and Zenit from St. Petersburg will compete on their own. The match will take place on the floor of the Basket Hall sports and entertainment complex.

Lokomotiv-Kuban vs Zenit