The full UFC 282 lineup is revealed, including the rematch of Jiri Prochazka’s championship fight with Glover Teixeira – All News Buzz

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15 fights are scheduled for the UFC’s final pay-per-view event in 2022, including the main event rematch of one of the front-runners for Fight of the Year.

The main card and complete roster for UFC 282, which takes place on December 10 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, were made public during Saturday’s broadcast of UFC Vegas 65.In the main event, Glover Teixeira, the man Jiri Prochazka defeated to win the championship in an unforgettable UFC 275 classic, will challenge for the light heavyweight title.

The co-main event of the 205-pound division will likely feature a title eliminator fight between former champion Jan Blachowicz and the rising Magomed Ankalaev.In a featured fight, Paddy Pimblett takes on Jared Gordon, the toughest opponent of his career thus far, in an effort to maintain his unbeaten record in the UFC.

The pay-per-view card will get underway with a pivotal fight between up-and-coming featherweights Bryce Mitchell and Ilia Topuria, while the main card will conclude with former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler taking on Santiago Ponzinibbio.

On the ESPN2 preliminary stage, Darren Till faces Dricus Du Plessis. Cameron Saaiman is still scheduled to compete on the card against an opponent that has yet to be announced as a result of Ronnie Lawrence’s withdrawal, according to a person with knowledge of the promotion’s plans who confirmed this to MMA Fighting. As of right now, the only hole in the lineup is during the early prelims.

The complete UFC 282 lineup is provided below.

Main Card (10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV)

Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira – light heavyweight title fight

Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev

Paddy Pimblett vs. Jared Gordon

Robbie Lawler vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio

Bryce Mitchell vs. Ilia Topuria

Preliminary Card (8 p.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN+)

Ovince Saint Preux vs. Philipe Lins

Jay Perrin vs. Raul Rosas Jr.

Dricus Du Plessis vs. Darren Till

Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Chris Daukaus

Early Prelims (6 p.m. ET on ESPN+, UFC Fight Pass)

Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Dalcha Lungiambula

Billy Quarantillo vs. Alexander Hernandez

Chris Curtis vs. Joaquin Buckley

T.J. Brown vs. Erik Silva

Cameron Saaiman vs. TBD

Vinicius Salvador vs. Daniel Da Silva


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#Glover Teixeira
#Jiri Prochazka
#Jiri Prochazka championship
#UFC 282

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