Weeks before the beginning of UFC’s 2023 calendar, another exciting UFC event is knocking at the door of mixed martial arts fans.
UFC 283 is dubbed officially as “UFC 283: Teixeira vs Hill.” The event is announced for upcoming Saturday in Brazil. This UFC event will feature a total of 15 bouts, 5 under professional cards and the rest of 10 as prelim.
The title bout of this Saturday’s UFC event will feature a title bout between Glovar Teixeira and Jamahal Hill. These light heavyweight professionals will fight for the vacant UFC light-heavyweight championship. The bout will be their first face-off against each other.
As another exciting addition for MMA fans, the co-main bout will also be a title bout. Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno will face against each other for the 4th time as the next titleholder of the UFC flyweight championship.
Brazilian MMA professional, Glover Teixeira is currently the 2nd best light heavyweight fighter at UFC. His current record is 33 wins and 8 losses. His most recent bout was against Jiri Prochazka in June of 2022. There Prochazka beat Teixeira via a rear naked choke during 5th round. Before that, Teixeira faced Jan Blachowicz and took the win with a rear naked choke in 2021.
Jamahal “Sweet Dreams” Hill is an American professional with an 11 win and 1-loss record. He is currently in 3 win streak. Within the past 3 years, Hill defeated Thiago Santos, Johnny Walker, and Jimmy Crute. His last loss was against Paul Craig in 2021.
When will be UFC 283 held?
- Date: Saturday, January 21, 2023
- Time: 05:30 p.m. ET
The upcoming UFC 283 event will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023. The event will start with prelim games rolling at 05:30 p.m. ET.
How to Watch UFC 283 on TV?
- BT Sport
The second UFC event of this year is announced to be a PPV-exclusive one in the US. However, only the main-card fights will be restricted due to exclusivity. While the preliminary matches will be broadcast via ABC in the United States. But in the United Kingdom, the event will be telecast live on BT Sports 1 HD.
How to Livestream the event?
- UFC Fight Pass
- BT Sports
As a PPV-exclusive event in the US, UFC 283 will be available on only UFC Fight Pass. Fight pass requires a monthly subscription of $9.99. In the United States, BT Sports will provide a live stream of the event via their online website and mobile app. The app is free to download on both android and iOS.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Jeunesse Arena
- Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jeunesse Arena is selected as the venue for upcoming UFC event in Brazil. The venue is a multi-purpose arena with over 15,000-seat capacity. It is located in the capital city of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro.
Below is the complete fight card list for tonight’s UFC 283 events:
- Glover Teixeira vs Jamahal Hill
- Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Monero
- Gilbert Burns vs Neil Magny
- Jessica Andrade vs Lauren Murphy
- Paul Craig vs Johny Walker
- Mauricio Rua vs Ihor Potieria
- Gregory Rodrigues vs Brunno Ferreira
- Thiago Moises vs Melquizael Costa
- Gabriel Bonfim vs Mounir Lazzez
- Jailton Almeida vs Shamil Abdurakhimov
- Luan Lacerda vs Cody Stamann
- Terrance McKinney vs Ismael Bonfim
- Warlley Alves vs Nicolas Dalby
- Josiane Nunes vs Zarah Fairn
- Daniel Marcos vs Saimon Oliveira