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UFC reveals full UFC 282 lineup, including Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira championship rematch

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The final UFC pay-per-view event in 2022 will consist of 15 fights, including a rematch of one of the top contenders for Fight of the Year.

During Saturday’s UFC Vegas 65 broadcast, the promotion revealed the main card and full roster for UFC 282, which takes place on December 10 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event, Jiri Prochazka puts his light heavyweight title on the line against the man he defeated to win the championship in an unforgettable UFC 275 classic, Glover Teixeira.

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The 205-pound division is likely to have a title elimination bout in the co-main event slot as former champion Jan Blachowicz is tasked with slowing down the momentum of the rising Magomed Ankalaev. Paddy Pimblett is looking to go undefeated in the UFC as he takes on the toughest contender of his career, Jared Gordon, in a famous bout.

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The main card concludes with former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler taking on Santiago Ponzinibbio, while a showdown between up-and-coming featherweights Bryce Mitchell and Ilia Topuria will kick off the pay-per-view card.

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Darren Till competes in the ESPN2 Qualifiers against Drickus Du Plessis. For now, the only hole in the roster is the early qualifiers as Cameron Cyman still has to compete on the card against an opponent that has yet to be announced due to the departure of Ronnie Lawrence, a person with knowledge of the promotion’s plans has confirmed to MMA fights.

Check out the full UFC 282 roster below.

Main Map (22:00 ET on ESPN+ PPV)

Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira – light heavyweight title fight

Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev

Paddy Pimblet vs. Jared Gordon

Robbie Lawler vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio

Bryce Mitchell vs Ilya Topuria

Advance Map (8:00 pm ET on ESPN2, ESPN+)

Ovince Saint Preux vs. Philip Lins

Jay Perrin vs Raul Rosas Jr.

Drycus Du Plessis vs. Darren Till

Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Chris Daukos

Early Prelims (6 pm ET on ESPN+, UFC Fight Pass)

Edmen Shahbazyan vs Dalcha Lungiambula

Billy Quarantillo vs. Alexander Hernandez

Chris Curtis vs. Joaquin Buckley

TJ Brown vs. Eric Silva

Cameron Saiman vs. TBD

Vinicius Salvador vs. Daniel Da Silva



Source: www.mmafighting.com

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