The first UFC pay-per-view (PPV) event of the new year will unfold later tonight (Sat., Jan. 22, 2022) as UFC 270 goes down live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The main event of the evening will feature a grudge match between current UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and interim titleholder Ciryl Gane. In co-main event action, Brandon Morena meets Deiveson Figueiredo for a third time with his UFC flyweight strap on the line.
Before the headlining acts play out live on PPV a collection of UFC 270 matchups are scheduled to set the Octagon ablaze. From the return of welterweight striker Michel Pereira to Said Nurmagomedov’s clash with bantamweight contender Cody Stamann, the action should deliver from the opening bell.
We will compile the best of the best below — with all video footage courtesy of UFC and ESPN — and will continue to share the action as it rolls in. Enjoy!
Jasmine Jasudavicius def. Kay Hansen via Unanimous Decision
Vanessa Demopoulos def. Silvana Gomez Juarez via first-round submission (armbar)
Matt Frevola def. Genaro Valdez via first-round TKO (punches)
Tony Gravely def. Saimon Oliveira via Unanimous Decision
Jack Della Maddalena def. Pete Rodriguez via first-round TKO (punches)
Victor Henry def. Raoni Barcelos via Unanimous Decision
Michael Morales def. Trevin Giles via first-round TKO (punches)
Said Nurmagomedov def. Cody Stamann via first-round submission (guillotine choke)
Michel Pereira def. Andre Fialho via Unanimous Decision
Deiveson Figueiredo def. Brandon Moreno via Unanimous Decision
Francis Ngannou def. Ciryl Gane via Unanimous Decision
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 270 fight card right here, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the remaining undercard balance on ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV. You can bet on the card at DraftKings Sportsbook.
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