The last two months of the year are filled with memorable moments that should stand the test of time in the UFC octagon. Islam Makhachev, a student of former champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, cemented his UFC lightweight title by defeating Charles Oliveira in the second round at UFC 280 on October 22. Leon Edwards, who was probably on the verge of a decision loss, shocked the world with a knockout to the head of weight class great Kamaru Usman in the last minute of their fight for the UFC welterweight title. The championship losing streak increased in November after Alex Pereira knocked out Israel Adesanya in the fifth round to capture the middleweight title.
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There are only three events left in 2022 as the promotion begins preparations for next year. Taking a week off for Thanksgiving, the UFC is heading to Orlando, Florida for a Fight Night event at the Amway Center. Welterweights Stephen Thompson and Kevin Holland keep him in the main event. We then return to Las Vegas for the final PPV event of the year, when light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochak takes on former title holder Glover Teixeira in a rematch of one of the best fights of the year on December 10th.
Take a look at the current UFC event schedule for 2022 below. Be sure to check back when we have more information on upcoming UFC events throughout the year.
Upcoming UFC Schedule
|Event||Date||main event||Weight category||Location||Television|
|UFC fight night||December 3||Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland||Welterweight||Orlando||ESPN|
|UFC 282||December 10||Jiri Prochaska (c) vs. Glover Teixeira||Light heavyweight title||Las Vegas||ESPN+PPV|
|UFC fight night||December 17||Jared Cannonier vs Sean Strickland||Middleweights||Las Vegas||ESPN+|