another year UFC As fans predicted, the action is upon us. Conor McGregor‘s long-awaited return to the Octagon and some big championship fights.

McGregor, who remains the face of the sport, hasn’t competed since breaking his leg in July 2021. for fighting Michael Chandler this summerbut new stars have emerged elsewhere and will help keep viewers engaged.

In one of the biggest fights of 2023, he was recently crowned lightweight champion. Islam Makhachev will defend his title against the featherweight king Alexander VolkanovskyThe duo are scheduled to meet at their home ground in Australia in February. Also, the old pound pound No. 1 Kamaru Osman will try to regain the welterweight title Leon EdwardsThe rematch that dethroned the Nigerian-American in a dizzying knockout in August 2022 – their third match in fact – will make the headlines of March’s London card, after Edwards’ title victory made him the second British UFC champion ever.

And finally we’ll see the light-heavy ‘GOAT’ Jones Advance to heavyweight as you battle Ciryl Gane for the championship vacated by. Francis Ngannouhas now left the UFC.

Every fight and event announced by the mixed martial arts promotion for the coming weeks and months is here. (cards may vary):

Saturday, March 11 – UFC Fight Night – Theatre, Las Vegas, USA

Interim UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan

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Petr Yan vs Merab Dvalishvili (welterweight)

Alexander Volkov vs Alexandr Romanov (heavyweight)

Abus Magomedov vs Makhmud Muradov (middleweight)

Ricardo Ramos vs Austin Lingo (featherweight)

Said Nurmagomedov vs Jonathan Martinez (cock welterweight)

Vitor Petrino vs Anton Turkalj (light-heavy)

preliminary rounds

Karl Williams vs Lukasz Brzeski (heavyweight)

Raphael Assuncao vs. Davey Grant ( bantamweight )

Sedriques Dumas vs Abu Azaitar (middleweight)

Mario Bautista vs. Guido Cannetti (welterweight)

Ariane Lipski vs JJ Aldrich (women’s welterweight)

Victory Henry vs Tony Gravely ( bantamweight )

Tyson Nam vs Bruno Silva (flyweight)

Carlston Harris vs Abubakar Nurmagomedov (heavyweight)

Saturday, March 18 – UFC 286 – O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

Leon Edwards (left) dethroned Kamaru Usman last year to win the welterweight gold medal.

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Leon Edwards (c) vs Kamaru Usman 3 (heavyweight title)

Justin Gaethje vs Rafael Fiziev (lightweight)

Joanne Wood vs Luana Carolina (women’s welterweight)

Gunnar Nelson vs Bryan Barberena (heavyweight)

Marvin Vettori vs Roman Dolidze (middleweight)

preliminary rounds

Jack Shore vs Makwan Amirkhani (featherweight)

Sam Patterson vs Lateral Ashmoz (lightweight)

Mohammed Mokaev vs Jafel Filho (flyweight)

early qualifying rounds

Christian Leroy Duncan vs Dusko Todorovic (middleweight)

Jake Hadley vs Malcolm Gordon (weight)

Jennifer Maia vs Casey O’Neill (women’s welterweight)

Jai Herbert vs Ludovit Klein (lightweight)

Juliana Miller vs Veronica Hardy (women’s welterweight)

Saturday, March 25 – UFC Fight Night – AT&T Center, San Antonio, USA

Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera (pictured) and Cory Sandhagen are among the UFC’s most exciting bantamweights.

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Marlon Vera vs Cory Sandhagen ( bantamweight )

Holly Holm vs Yana Santos (women’s bantamweight)

Alex Caceres vs Nate Landwehr (featherweight)

Andrea Lee vs Maycee Barber (women’s welterweight)

Chidi Njokuani vs Albert Duraev (middleweight)

preliminary rounds

Daniel Pineda vs Tucker Lutz (featherweight)

Steven Peterson vs. Lucas Alexander (featherweight)

Trevin Giles vs Preston Parsons (heavyweight)

Alex Perez vs Manel Kape (flyweight)

CJ Vergara vs Daniel Da Silva (flyweight)

Liang Na vs Brogan Walker (women’s welterweight)

Victor Altamirano vs Vinicius Salvador (flyweight)

Saturday, April 8 – UFC 287 – Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, USA

Alex Pereira (left) scores a TKO win over Israel Adesanya in 2021

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Alex Pereira (C) vs Israel Adesanya 2 (middleweight champion)

Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal (welterweight)

Rob Font vs Adrian Yanez (welterweight)

Kevin Holland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio (middleweight)

Raul Rosas Jr vs. Christian Rodriguez (cock welterweight)

preliminary rounds

Kelvin Gastelum vs Chris Curtis (middleweight)

Michael Chiesa vs Li Jingliang (middleweight)

Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs Luana Pinheiro (women’s strawweight)

Chris Barnett vs Chase Sherman (heavyweight)

early qualifying rounds

Gerald Meerschaert vs. Joe Pyfer (middleweight)

Cynthia Calvillo vs Loopy Godinez (women’s strawweight)

Ignacio Bahamondes vs Nikolas Motta (lightweight)

Shayilan Nuerdanbieke vs Steve Garcia (featherweight)

Jacqueline Amorim vs Sam Hughes (women’s strawweight)

Saturday, April 15 – UFC Fight Night – T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, USA

Briton Arnold Allen (left) faces his toughest test ever on ex-champion Max Holloway

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Max Holloway vs Arnold Allen (featherweight)

Tanner Boser vs Ion Cutelaba (light-heavy)

Saturday, April 22 – UFC Fight Night – To Be Announced

Sergei Pavlovich vs Curtis Blaydes (heavyweight)

Saturday, July 8 – UFC 290 – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, USA