UFC prepares for a big 2022 event schedule following the company’s feverish pace of pay-per-views and Fight Nights in 2021. Championships are at stake, revenge schemes are plotted and opportunities are rife for fresh faces to cement their place as the next big thing.
Friends-turned-foes wage war for the sport’s largest prize when UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and interim champion Ciryl Gane unify the titles at UFC 270 on Jan. 22. Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya aims to lay the soul of “The Reaper” to rest once and for all when he rematches former champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 271 on Feb. 12. Additionally, emerging contenders like Islam Makhachev, Beneil Dariush, Giga Chikadze and Sean Strickland take their next steps towards glory as Fight Night headliners.
Take a look below at the current UFC event schedule for 2022. Be sure to check back in on this page when we have more information on upcoming UFC events throughout the year.
Upcoming UFC ScheduleUFC Fight NightJan. 15Calvin Kattar vs. Giga ChikadzeFeatherweightLas VegasESPN+UFC 270Jan. 22Francis Ngannou (c) vs. Ciryl Gane (ic)Heavyweight titleAnaheim, CaliforniaESPN+ PPVUFC Fight NightFeb. 5Jack Hermansson vs. Sean StricklandMiddleweightLas VegasESPN+UFC 271Feb. 12Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Robert Whittaker 2Middleweight titleHoustonESPN+ PPVUFC Fight NightFeb. 26Beneil Dariush vs. Islam MakhachevLightweightLas VegasESPN+UFC 272March 5TBDTBDLas VegasESPN+ PPVUFC Fight NightMarch 12Thiago Santos vs. Magomed AnkalaevLight heavyweightLas VegasESPN+