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For every little thing that occurred all through the week, UFC 279 was a good providing. After a reshuffling of the occasion on 24 hours’ discover, Nate Diaz and Khamzat Chimaev—the unique headliners—ended the evening with respective wins over Tony Ferguson and Kevin Holland. With that card now behind us, we will take a look at what we’ve forward of us on the upcoming schedule.
The UFC both introduced or finalized 5 fights this week, and a much-anticipated conflict between two of the perfect lightweights is ready.
Prepare, of us. This ought to be a enjoyable one. Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler is lastly official (thanks for planting the seed, Gilbert Burns!). The lightweights are anticipated to share the Octagon at UFC 281, the upcoming pay-per-view occasion scheduled for Nov. 12 at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York.
Poirier returns for his first look in 2022. The ‘Diamond’ has not fought since struggling a third-round rear-naked choke loss to former UFC light-weight champion Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 final December.
Chandler snapped a two-fight shedding streak with a ‘Knockout of the Yr’ contender after ending the aforementioned Ferguson with a entrance kick at UFC 274 this previous Could.
UFC Struggle Evening — September 17
Loma Lookboonmee vs. Denise Gomes — girls’s strawweight
UFC Struggle Evening — October 15
Nick Maximov vs. Jacob Malkoun — middleweight
First rep. by Brett Appley of The Athletic
UFC 281 — November 12
Andre Petroski vs. Wellington Turman — middleweight
First rep. by Petroski on Instagram
Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler — light-weight
First rep. by Ariel Helwani and later confirmed by Brett Okamoto of ESPN
UFC 282 — December 10
Darren Until vs. Dricus du Plessis — middleweight
First rep. by Brett Okamoto of ESPN
Introduced Cage Warriors fights:
Cage Warriors 143 — September 23
Jeff Craig vs. Chasen Blair — welterweight
Tyler Escoto vs. Orlando Sanders — welterweight
John de Jesus vs. Brandon Laroco — featherweight
Brian Mitchell vs. Robert Hernandez — featherweight
Cage Warriors 144 — October 7
Jasmine Favero vs. Awa Sow — girls’s bantamweight
Cage Warriors 145 — November 4
Cameron Else vs. Nathan Fletcher — bantamweight
Caolan Loughran vs. Luke Shanks — bantamweight
Cage Warriors 146 — November 12
Manny Akpan vs. Dean Trueman — featherweight
Gavin Hughes vs. Chris Bungard — light-weight
Reece McEwan vs. Adam Wilson — bantamweight
Introduced KSW fights:
KSW 75 — October 14
Ibragim Chuzhigaev vs. Ivan Erslan — gentle heavyweight
Robert Ruchała vs. Damian Stasiak — featherweight
KSW 76 — November 12
Marian Ziółkowski vs. Salahdine Parnasse — light-weight