UFC 280 
October 23, 2022, 12:00 am

Match Preview

Oliveira vs Makhachev


UFC 280

UFC 280 takes place at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPNews and ESPN+.

In the main event, former lightweight champion Charles Oliveira (33-8 MMA, 21-8 UFC) takes on Islam Makhachev (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) for the vacant 155-pound title. In the co-feature, bantamweight champ Aljamain Sterling (21-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC) meets former titleholder T.J. Dillashaw (17-4 MMA, 13-4 UFC) for the belt. Plus, Sean O’Malley (15-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) fights ex-bantamweight champ Petr Yan (16-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) in what likely is a title eliminator.

Follow along with our round-by-round updates and official results beginning at approximately 10 a.m. ET for the prelims on ESPNews/ESPN+ and 2 p.m. ET for the main card on pay-per-view.