Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will hold a special pre-fight press conference today LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in “Sin City” featuring the top combatants competing on the upcoming UFC 282 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card, locked and loaded for this Sat. night (Dec. 10, 2022) at nearby T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The LIVE stream gets underway promptly at 8 p.m. ET in the embedded video above.
YEAR-END PPV BLOWOUT! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) closes out its final pay-per-view (PPV) of the year on Sat., Dec. 10, 2022, with a battle for the vacant Light Heavyweight crown between former champion and No. 2-ranked contender, Jan Blachowicz, looking to stop the momentum of No. 3-seeded Magomed Ankalaev. In the co-main event of UFC 282, which will take place inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, breakout star, Paddy Pimblett, intends to keep his momentum going at the expense of gritty veteran, Jared Gordon.
Fighters scheduled to attend include:
Jan Blachowicz – No. 2 UFC light heavyweight
Magomedov Ankalaev – No. 3 UFC light heavyweight
Paddy Pimblett – UFC lightweight
Jared Gordon – UFC lightweight
Santiago Ponzinibbio – UFC welterweight
Alex Morono – UFC welterweight
Darren Till – No. 9 UFC middleweight
Dricus Du Plessis – No. 13 UFC middleweight
Bryce Mitchell – No. 9 UFC featherweight
Ilia Topuria – No. 14 UFC featherweight
Stay tuned for fighter face offs immediately following the presser.
UFC 282 will be headlined by the light heavyweight title fight between Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev, who took over main event duties when Jiri Prochazka blew out his shoulder and was forced to withdraw. In addition, Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett makes his Octagon return opposite lightweight bruiser Jared “Flash” Gordon. Elsewhere on the card, Santiago Ponzinibbio and Alex Morono (not Robbie Lawler) collide at 170 pounds.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 282 fight card right here, starting with the ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, followed by the remaining undercard balance on ESPN2/ESPN+) at 8 p.m. ET before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.
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