UFC 270 is set to be the first Ultimate Fighting Championship event of 2022, with a huge Main Event Heavyweight Title fight in the pipeline.
After a huge year for the company, which saw Conor McGregor headline two events and draw massive numbers on PPV, the Ultimate Fighting Championships are set to continue into 2022 with more high profile PPV cards.
Here’s everything you need to know about UFC 270, which will be taking place in early 2022.
Update January 17th: Tai Tuivasa has given his take on the main event!
Update January 10th: UFC's greatest heavyweights in history have been ranked ahead of Ngannou vs Gane!
Update December 16th: Jared Cannonier (14-3) vs. (#4) Derek Brunson (23-7) has been moved from UFC 270 to UFC 271.
Update December 15th: Francis Ngannou has lost a lot of muscle mass ahead of Ciryl Gane fight!
Update November 24th 2021: Ngannou brings in a major name for preparations ahead of the contest with Gane.
Update November 17th 2021: Watch back this frosty moment between the main-eventers!
Update October 23rd 2021: What date is the event?
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What are the betting odds for the fight card?
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What is the UK start time of UFC 270?
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Francis Ngannou's Next Fight
Update October 16th 2021: When does Francis Ngannou fight next?
Update October 11th 2021: What is the fight card expected to be?
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Ngannou vs Gane
UFC 270 will be taking place on Saturday, January 22nd 2022.
Here is the full card that UFC has confirmed for the event:
Main Card (Pay-Per-View, 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT)
- Francis Ngannou (C) (16-3) vs. Cyril Gane (IC) (10-0) — UFC Heavyweight Championship
- Brandon Moreno (C) (19-5-2) vs. (#1) Deiveson Figueiredo (20-2-1) — UFC Flyweight Championship
- Michael Morales (12-0) vs. Trevin Giles (14-3)
- Aleksei Oleinik (59-16-3) vs. Greg Hardy (7-3)
Prelims (ESPN, 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT)
- (#15) Cody Stamman (19-4-1) vs. Said Nurmagomedov (14-2)
- (#15) Movsar Evloev (15-0) vs. Ilia Topuria (11-0)
- (#7) Vivane Araujo (10-3) vs. Alex Grasso (13-3)
- Poliana Botelho (8-4) vs. Ji Yeon Kim (9-4-2)
Early Prelims (ESPN+, 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT)
- Warlley Alves (15-5) vs. Jack Della Maddalena (10-2)
- Kay Hansen (7-4) vs. Jasmine Jasudavicius (6-1)
- Matt Frevola (8-3-1) vs. Genaro Valdez (10-0)
- Rodolfo Vieira (8-1) vs. Wellington Thurman (17-5)
Ticket details for the massive can be found via Ticketmaster.
As of writing, the cheapest available ticket to the event is in Section 403 Row N, which is priced at $236.56 before sales tax.
UFC 270 will be taking place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. It was originally rumoured that Las Vegas would be the destination for the first number UFC event of 2022.
Aside from the expected announcement of Ngannou vs Gane (which is now official), there are not currently any other major rumours surrounding the event.
UK Start Time
The main card of UFC 270 will begin Sunday, October 31st at 03:00 BST for fans to watch on BT Sport 1.
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