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The inaugural Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) pay-per-view (PPV) of the season hits Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, TONIGHT (Sat., Jan. 21, 2023), bringing with it two world title fights in tow. UFC 283’s main event features a thrilling battle for the undisputed (and still vacant) Light Heavyweight crown as former champion and No. 2-ranked contender, Glover Teixeira, squares up with rising star and No. 7-seeded, Jamahal Hill. In the co-main event, Flyweight champion, Deiveson Figueiredo, and interim division kingpin, Brandon Moreno, will tangle for a fourth (and hopefully final) time to settle the score once and for all. We’ve got Gilbert Burns, Jessica Andrade, Mauricio Rua, Jailton Almeida and more, too!

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UFC’s 2023 PPV DEBUT! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) kicks off its New Year pay-per-view (PPV) campaign on Sat., Jan. 21, 2023, with a battle for the vacant Light Heavyweight crown between former champion and No. 2-ranked contender, Glover Teixeira, looking to stop the momentum of surging No. 7-seeded up-and-comer, Jamahal Hill. In the co-main event of UFC 283, which will take place inside Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, one of the greatest rivalries in promotional history resumes as Flyweight kingpin, Deiveson Figueiredo, battles interim belt keeper, Brandon Moreno, for a fourth (and likely final) time.

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Before that action begins at 10 p.m. ET later this evening, though, MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 283 “Prelims” undercard below, beginning with the first fight at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+ (then the remaining undercard on ABC/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET). We will then cover UFC 282’s PPV main card in a separate thread right here, beginning at 10 p.m. ET.

Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Teixeira vs. Hill.” Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 283 “Prelims” undercard results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)

UFC 283 ESPN+ PPV QUICK RESULTS:

205 lbs.: Glover Teixeira vs. Jamahal Hill for vacant light heavyweight title — Hill def. Teixeira via unanimous decision (50-44 x3) — HIGHLIGHTS
125 lbs.: UFC Flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Interim Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno — Moreno def. Figueiredo via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of Round Three) — HIGHLIGHTS
170 lbs.: Gilbert Burns vs. Neil Magny — Burns def. Magny by submission (arm triangle choke) at 4:!5 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
125 lbs.: Jessica Andrade vs. Lauren Murphy — Andrade def. Murphy by unanimous decision (30-25 x2, 30-26)
205 lbs.: Paul Craig vs. Johnny Walker — Walker def. Craig by TKO (punches) at 2:16 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS

UFC 283 ‘PRELIMS’ QUICK RESULTS:

205 lbs.: Ihor Potieria vs. Mauricio Rua — Porieria def. Rua by TKO (punches) at 4:05 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
185 lbs.: Gregory Rodrigues vs. Brunno Ferreira — Ferreira def. Rua by KO (punch) at 4:13 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
155 lbs.: Thiago Moises vs. Melquizael Costa — Moises def. Costa by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:05 of Round Two
170 lbs.: Gabriel Bonfim vs. Mounir Lazzez — Bonfim def. Lazzez by submission (guillotine choke) at 0:49 of Round One — HIGHLIGHTS
265 lbs.: Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Jailton Almeida — Almeida def. Abdurakhimov by TKO (punches) at 2:56 of Round Two
135 lbs.: Luan Luiz Lacerda vs. Cody Stamann — Stamann def. Lacerda by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
155 lbs.: Ismael Bonfim vs. Terrance McKinney — Bonfim def. McKinney by KO (flying knee) at 2:17 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS
170 lbs.: Warlley Alves vs. Nicolas Dalby — Dalby def. Alves by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
145 lbs.: Zarah Fairn vs. Josiane Nunes — Nunes def. Fairn by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
135 lbs.: Saimon Oliveira vs. Daniel Marcos — Marcos def. Oliveira by TKO (knee to the body and punches) at 2:18 of Round Two — HIGHLIGHTS

UFC 283 ‘PRELIMS’ PLAY-BY-PLAY RESULTS:

205 lbs.: Ihor Potieria vs. Mauricio Rua

Round one: Rua looking for body kicks, lands a low kick. Trading low kicks a minute in. Counter 2-3 buzzes Potieria and Rua continues to send out kicks. Quick exchange in the center. Straight left by Potieria. Rua punches his way into the clinch, can’t keep a hold of him. Two minutes in. Potieria is the much bouncier of the two but they’re largely evenly matched. Another good low kick from Rua. He slips and Potieria tries to jump on him. Both swing big and Potieria uses the opportunity to clinch, much to the crowd’s displeasure. Two minutes to go.

They separate. Some potshots from Potieria, who eats another inside low kick. Potieria throws a right hook that catches Shogun above the ear and Rua is rocked. Potieria pouring it on and Rua falls to his knees, where Potieria lands shots until the ref intervenes. A heartbreaking end for a legend.

Final result: Potieria def. Rua by TKO (punches)


185 lbs.: Gregory Rodrigues vs. Brunno Ferreira

Round one: Ferreira bouncing and switching stance as usual. Rodrigues looks for lead rights, eats a good overhand left, comes back with an uppercut as they trade. One minute in. Ferreira low kick after they bounce punches off each other’s guard for a while. Ferreira body kick, Rodrigues combination, Ferreira low kick. 1-2 by Rodrigues two minutes in. Ferreira shoots, denied. Stiff jabs from Rodrigues in return. Calf kick trips Rodrigues up and a fun scramble ensues before they return to the feet. Hard right hands by Rodrigues with two minutes to go.

Low-high rights from Rodrigues. Ferreira jumps in with a jab. Body kick. Rodrigues with a pair of counters with a minute to go. He backs Ferreira to the fence, but as he looks to pick his shots, Ferreira drills him with a straight left down the pipe that knocks “Robocop” out cold.

Final result: Ferreira def. Rodrigues by KO (punch)


155 lbs.: Thiago Moises vs. Melquizael Costa

Round one: Both toss out kicks to start. Solid body kick from Costa. Moises catches a kick and shoots, no dice. Costa picking at his lead leg a minute in. Moises commits to a shot, can’t complete it but takes him to the fence. Two minutes in. Moises still grinding. Finally he trips Costa down into guard. Costa trying to use his legs to make space. Two minutes to go.

Costa tries to kick him off and nearly gives up his back. Back to butterfly guard. Elbows from Costa off his back. Moises moves to half, landing short right hands. Back to full with a minute to go. Costa makes it to his feet, eats a knee on the exit. Hug Tornado attempt, then some more traditional kicks. Nice counter right by Moises. Vicious exchange to end the round. 10-9 Moises.

Round two: Back to trading kicks. Good double-leg by Moises, can’t establish. Solid body kick by Costa. Hard counter right comes back at him a minute in. Moises hits a nice blast double into guard against the fence. Short ground-and-pound two minutes in. One of those elbows opened Costa up. Costa looks for a kimura to armbar transition, no luck. He gets to his knees, absorbing left hands with two minutes to go.

Moises holds onto the body lock and uses a sneaky foot sweep to take out Costa’s base and jump on his back. Looking for the RNC with a minute to go. It’s on the chin, but the squeeze is enough to force the tap.

Final result: Moises def. Costa by submission (rear naked choke)


170 lbs.: Gabriel Bonfim vs. Mounir Lazzez

Round one: Lazzez leaning on the leg kicks early as Bonfim tries to get his boxing going. Lazzez counter knee, Bonfim right hand. Huge counter elbow attempt by Lazzez into the clinch, but Bonfim immediately latches onto his neck and jumps guard, rolling him over into mount to force the tap.

Final result: Bonfim def. Lazzez by submission (guillotine choke)


265 lbs.: Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Jailton Almeida

Round one: Nice counter right from Abdurakhimov. Almeida responds with a long-range double-leg that he finishes with a slam. Abdurakhimov works his way back up, falls victim to an outside trip. Almeida looking for mount, denies an attempt to stand. One minute in. Full mount again for Almeida. Nice attempt to scramble from Abdurakhimov, but Almeida immediately latches onto his back. Looking to set up the arm triangle, settles for mount two minutes in. Short elbow by Almeida, re-establishes full mount. Two minutes to go.

Great control from Almeida, not a lot of damage so far. He postures up with a minute to go. Hammerfists and elbows. He latches onto an arm triangle, can’t use it. Nasty elbows piling up, then some final Donkey Kong bonks to end the round. 10-8 Almeida.

Round two: Hard low kick from Almeida, then another easy double-leg. Looking to retake mount. Solid short punches as Abdurakhimov tries to get to his knees a minute in. Pounding from turtle. Almeida drills him with a few dozen right hands, then blasts him with an elbow from the top. Abdurakhimov gets to his knees and Almeida tries to spin to the back. Two minutes in. Good little sweep to take away his base and he’s got Abdurakhimov flattened out. Almeida just keeps on punching until the ref intervenes.

Final result: Almeida def. Abdurakhimov by TKO (punches)


135 lbs.: Luan Luiz Lacerda vs. Cody Stamann

Round one: Stamann staying mobile to start. Lacerda tries a body kick, lands a leg kick. One minute in. Sharp counter left from Stamann, who tries to press the advantage. Quick combo bounces off the guard. Body kicks from Lacerda. Two minutes in. Lots of lateral movement and stance switches by Stamann. He lands a low kick, avoids body kicks. There’s one that connects. Stamann tries to pump his jab in return. Both attack the body with two minutes to go.

Stamann avoids a single-leg, lands a stiff jab. Low kick. Lacerda tries a body kick in return. Another with a minute to go. Stamann catches a kick, can’t use it. Nice boxing exchange. Body work from Stamann and a low kick behind it. Lacerda tries a step-in knee as Stamann lets his hands go. Lacerda backs him with a combo and lands a knee to the groin right at the bell. 10-9 Stamann, but it’s close.

Round two: Lacerda still looking for body kicks. Stamann knocks him over with a leg kick. Lacerda tries a head kick a minute in. Counter right and jab come back at him. Lacerda body shot and right cross. Trading hands inside. 1-2 from Lacerda and they’re really going at it. Both tearing into the body. Two minutes in. Counter left catches Lacerda jumping in. Stamann catches a kick, lets him up. More body work by Stamann. Things slow back down to a sparring pace. Two minutes to go.

More body shots by Stamann. Lacerda body kick. Continuing to fire kicks. Stamann attacks the body again. One minute to go. Stamann really punishing the midsection. Lacerda still game, walks into a check hook. He tries a flurry on the fence. More combinations from Stamann inside. Three-piece by Stamann, eats a series of body shots. 10-9 Stamann.

Round three: Lacerda still stalking forward, tries to open up on the fence. Stamann low kick a minute in. Neither man stepping on the gas. Lacerda sets up a shot nicely, completes it, then hits another as Stamann stands. Two minutes in. Stamann tries to slip out the back door, gets caught in a front headlock. Stalemated with two minutes to go.

Stamann works to his feet, then limp-legs out. Trading hands. They stare at each other for a bit, then Stamann lands a body shot. Body kick from Lacerda in return. Lacerda tossing out kicks, appears to sting him with a pair of body shots. Combo from Stamann in return with a minute to go. Both attack the body. 2-3 from Stamann. Stamann talking trash but not throwing back. 10-9 Lacerda.

Final result: Stamann def. Lacerda by unanimous decision


155 lbs.: Ismael Bonfim vs. Terrance McKinney

Round one: McKinney looks for a jump knee to start. Again he tries it. Both swing big, neither connects. One minute in, no real commitments yet. Fast check hook by Bonfim. Two-piece falls short. Surprise level change puts him on top for a moment, but McKinney quickly turns and takes him to the fence. Trading knees inside. Two minutes in. They separate and pause for a moment to put McKinney’s mouthpiece back in. Nice overhand right from Bonfim scores a knockdown, and McKinney responds with another takedown attempt. Two minutes to go.

McKinney pressing him against the fence. Attempted back take but he’s real low. Bonfim elbowing the body, spins into top position as McKinney tries to cinch up a guillotine. One minute to go. Bonfim stands and grabs a body lock, then fires a series of takedowns. He tries a head kick on the exit, but slips and ends up on his back. 10-9 Bonfim.

Round two: They get right to striking and it’s Bonfim in control, landing ultra-sharp combinations. McKinney shoots, rebuffed. Quick jab. Things slow down a minute in. Body shot to overhand by Bonfim. McKinney with another jab in return. Heavier jab from Bonfim a bit later. Two minutes in. Murderous right hand knocks McKinney’s mouthpiece out. He backs away from McKinney’s return fire, then explodes in with about as perfect a flying knee as you’ll ever see. McKinney goes down like a ragdoll and we have an early Knockout of the Year contender.

Final result: Bonfim def. McKinney by KO (flying knee)


170 lbs.: Warlley Alves vs. Nicolas Dalby

Round one: They’re trading hands right away. Body kick from Alves. Alves tries a flying knee and has an awkward tumble after Dalby lands a glancing left. Alves responds by taking Dalby to the fence. One minute in. Dalby reverses and fires knees to the body. Alves looks for the Thai clinch as Dalby fires short punches. They separate two minutes in. Right back to trading. Alves doing damage with leg kicks after shrugging off a body shot. 1-2 from Dalby, Alves loads up on his own right hand. Another slick 1-2 lands for Dalby with two minutes to go.

Alves digs a body kick, eats one in return. Dalby the busier and smoother striker so far. Double unders after eating a low kick and he hauls Alves to the fence before firing knees. One minute to go. Solid shots from Dalby on the exit. Check hook. He’s just been a step ahead of Alves all round. Nice 3-2 in the last 10 seconds. 10-9 Dalby.

Round two: More fast exchanges to start the round. Alves looking a bit more aggressive and he powers into a takedown attempt. Lovely finish puts him on top in guard, avoiding a guillotine in the process. Nice work by Dalby to get back to his feet, and he’s back to using his speed and variety to control the standup two minutes in. He takes Alves to the fence and tries an outside trip. Jockeying for position, separation with two minutes to go.

Alves goes for a big swing, can’t land it. Good work from Dalby, who absorbs an elbow. Huge right hands land simultaneously. Alves low kick, Dalby head kicks to body shot. Alves whiffs on a spinning back fist with a minute to go. Dalby staying aggressive. Good series of jabs. Dalby takes a finger in the eye. Alves tries a head kick before the bell. 10-9 Dalby.

Round three: Alves again comes out hot, hurling big right hands. He’s landing some heavy shots. Big uppercut near the fence. Dalby striking off the back foot, gets clinched, reverses. One minute in. Separation. Dalby with some nice body work. Jump knee to right hand by Alves, then an uppercut behind it into a level change. Two minutes in. Dalby keeps reversing position on the fence. Knees by Dalby. Right hand on the exit. Bigger right from Alves, who weathers some jabs. Two minutes to go.

1-2-body kick from Dalby, then a body shot as Alves steps in. Another huge right hand by Alves, maybe his best of the fight. Alves just stalking after him, tries a spinning back fist. Great exchange. Both land right hands. Alves body kick. One minute to go. Alves catches a kick, tries a flying knee, goes back to trading. Sharp 1-2s by Dalby. Double unders to put Alves against the fence. Alves tries to answer with a major outer reap and they end the fight trading. Great fight. 10-9 Dalby, though Alves has an argument for both of the last two rounds.

Final result: Dalby def. Alves by split decision


145 lbs.: Zarah Fairn vs. Josiane Nunes

Round one: Early barrages from Fairn. Nunes trying to answer with overhand lefts but she’s struggling with the height and reach. Hard uppercuts and knee by Fairn. Low kick from Fairn, more uppercuts a minute in. Low kick exchange. Nunes blitzes after her, can’t connect as Fairn keeps firing knees and kicks. Fairn just battering her so far, though Nunes is still marching after her. There’s a decent flurry from Nunes on the fence and again Fairn answers with knees and uppercuts. Good boxing exchange two minutes in. 1-2 from Nunes. Fairn continuing to abuse the height and reach difference. Two minutes to go.

Another blitz from Nunes and Fairn looks like she’s wilting already. Nunes throwing all she’s got against the fence, gets tied up. One minute to go. They separate 20 seconds later. Body kick from Fairn and her mouth is wide open. 10-9 Fairn.

Round two: Nunes comes out with some pep in her step. Solid jabs and crosses from Fairn. Nunes to the body on the fence. Low kick from Fairn in return. Playing keep-away a minute in. She’s literally grabbing Nunes’ wrists whenever Nunes steps in. Nice Superman punches by the Brazilian. She tries to flurry, weathers some straight shots by Fairn. Two minutes in. More jabs and crosses by Fairn. Nunes digs a left to the body and ties up. They separate with two minutes to go.

More jabs and crosses by Fairn. Nunes ties up on the fence again. Fairn reverses with a minute to go, gets reversed in turn. Elbow from Nunes before tehy separate. Fairn continuing to land right hands down the pipe. Nice knee downstairs and a big flurry from Nunes to answer. 10-9 Fairn.

Round three: Nunes is still going for it, but Fairn has enough of a second wind to keep popping her with jabs and crosses while backing away from anything Nunes sends her way. One minute in. Nunes just cannot get inside. Two minutes in. Nice counter knee by Fairn. Nunes responds with a flurry and this time she’s landing. Nunes teeing off on the fence. Fairn suddenly can’t get away. Two minutes to go.

Superman punch from Nunes. Fairn with a jab and uppercut, walks into an overhand left in return. Nunes has taken her foot off the gas. Fairn getting back into the 1-2 groove. There’s another blitz by Nunes, who eats a knee with a minute to go. Fairn puts together a nice series of 1s and 2s. Nunes powers through and lands one of her best lefts of the fight before clinching. Fairn front kick after they separate. Gonna be some funky scoring. 10-9 Nunes.

Final result: Nunes def. Fairn by unanimous decision


135 lbs.: Saimon Oliveira vs. Daniel Marcos

Round one: Low kick from Oliveira, clean front kick from Marcos in return. Marcos looks to be playing the circling game he did on the Contender Series. Oliveira goes for a long-distance shot. Keeping him against the fence a minute in. Marcos reverses, now they’re trading position and throwing knees. Oliveira tries a spinning back fist on the break. Both fire low kicks two minutes in. Oliveira shoots again, denied, shoots again immediately. Both attack on the break. Another low kick from Oliveira, who eats a cross and 2-3 in return. Two minutes to go.

Jump knee by Oliveira as he puts Marcos on the fence again. Ankle pick attempt to body lock, solid pummeling by Marcos to answer. Nice elbow as he reverses. Hard knees downstairs. Marcos now on the attack on the fence with a minute to go. Teeing off, ties up. Oliveira reverses, tries to shoot, and both unload on the exit. 10-9 Marcos.

Round two: Oliveira tossing out more spins and low kicks. One of the spins knocks him off-balance and Marcos capitalizes with a body kick that hurts Oliveira. Marcos continuing to pressure after a brief clinch. Oliveira’s body language ain’t great and Marcos puts together some nasty combinations on the fence. Nice counter body shot by Marcos. Counter right two minutes in. Front kick to the body, blocks a spinning back fist in return. Marcos continues to pour it on, blasting Oliveira as he tries to retreat along the fence, and it’s a knee to the body that finally sends Oliveira to the mat.

Final result: Oliveira def. Marcos by TKO (knee to the body and punches)


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