UFC releases schedule for first quarter of 2023, includes four pay-per-views

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2022/12/09/ufc-releases-scheduled-for-first-quarter-of-2023-includes-four-pay-per-views/

The UFC has released its schedule for the first quarter of 2023 including three international pay-per-views.

During Thursday’s press conference, they put up a schedule of events for January through March including pay-per-view events in Brazil, Australia, and England.

There will be four pay-per-view events during the quarter starting with UFC 283 on 1/21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil headlined by Deiveson Figueiredo defending the UFC flyweight title against Brandon Moreno.

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On 2/12, UFC 284 takes place from the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia with Alexander Volkanovski moving up a weight class to challenge lightweight champion Islam Makhachev.

There will be two pay-per-view events in March with a 3/4 date for UFC 285 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, which doesn’t have an announced main event yet. On 3/18, they return to the O2 Arena in London, England for UFC 286.

The promotion kicks off its year on 1/14 with a card at the UFC Apex headlined by Kelvin Gastelum against Nassourdine Imavov. There will be additional Fight Night cards on 2/18 and 2/25 at the Apex in Las Vegas.

In March, they will have two Fight Night cards outside the Apex with a show on 3/11 in Las Vegas at The Theatre at Virgin Hotels followed by a 3/25 card at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.

A previously reported card on 2/4 in Seoul, South Korea was not listed on the schedule that UFC put out.