The UFC 280 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event featuring a UFC lightweight championship bout of Oliveira vs Makhachev. The highly awaited event is scheduled for Saturday, October 22, 2022.
At the upcoming UFC 280, Charles “do Bronx” Oliveira, the former UFC Lightweight Champion will face Russian mixed martial artist Islam Makhachev for the currently vacant championship title. This will be their first professional fight.
Charles Oliveira is an established Brazilian MMA fighter. He currently holds a record of consecutive 11 wins. His professional MMA record is 33-8 at present. The BJJ-style user won both of his recent fights via rear-naked choke submission. He lost the UFC Lightweight title due to missing weight after holding onto it for a year.
Islam Makhachev is currently ranked 4th in UFC lightweight rankings. He is well known for his sambo-style fighting. The martial artist currently holds a 10-win streak with a professional record of 22-1. He recently fought Bobby Green in 2022 and knocked him out in the very first round. The Russian won his previous two fights via kimura submission.
In addition to the highly awaited Oliveira vs Makhachev, the event will feature 4 more main card fights and 7 additional prelim card bouts. This article contains more detail on the upcoming UFC 280 event.
When will be UFC 280 held?
- Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
- Time: 02:00 p.m. ET
- Main Event: 05:00 p.m. ET
The UFC 280 event is set to take place on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at 02:00 p.m. ET. The cage walk for the main card fight is scheduled to begin at 05:00 p.m. ET.
How to Watch UFC 280 on TV?
This upcoming UFC 280 will be an exclusive PPV event. As a result, none of the event’s matches will be aired on television.
How to Livestream the event?
- ESPN+: United States
- BT Sport Box Office: United Kingdom
The fight will be live-streamed on ESPN+ PPV in the United States, and BT Sport Box Office in the United Kingdom.
UFC 280 PPV Price:
If you are an old ESPN+ subscriber, it will cost you $74.99 to watch the event. If you are a new user, you will need to buy a bundle for $99.98.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Etihad Arena
- Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
The whole event is scheduled to take place at the popular Etihad Arena. The indoor arena is located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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