UK start time, card, live stream and how to watch

The UFC final card of 2022 arrives this weekend and will see middleweight rivals Jared Cannonier and Sean Strickland square off.

‘Tha Killa Gorilla’ Cannonier is a former title contender but lost to Israel Adesanya at UFC 276 in July.

Cannonier takes on Strickland at UFC Fight Night 216

The former heavyweight will now be looking to bounce back against Strickland and is eager to move up the ranks quickly and get another title shot.

“Tarzan” also lost at UFC 276 after being knocked out by Alex Pereira.

Now ranked seventh in the middleweight rankings, Strickland will have to win this weekend or face an uncertain future in the elite world of MMA.

UFC Fight Night 216: Date and how to follow

This event is scheduled for Saturday, December 17 and will take place at the UFC Apex Center in Las Vegas.

Preliminary action will begin at 10pm and the main card will begin at midnight on Sunday morning.

Cannonier vs Strickland can be expected at around 3am for UK fans.

The action will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 with coverage starting at 10am

talkSPORT will also feature all the build up and reaction to action throughout fight week.

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Cannonier lost to Adesanya at UFC 276 earlier this year.

UFC Fight Night 216: Fight Card

Subject to change

main board

  • Main Event: Jared Cannonier vs. Sean Strickland
  • Arman Tsarukyan vs. Damir Ismagulov
  • Amir Albazi against Alessandro Costa
  • Alex Cáceres against Julián Erosa
  • Drew Dober vs. Bobby Green
  • Michal Oleksiejczuk vs. Cody Brundage

preliminary map

  • Cheyanne Vlismas vs. Cory McKenna
  • Jake Matthews vs. Matthew Semelsberger
  • Julian Marquez vs. Deron Winn
  • Said Nurmagomedov vs. Saidyokub Kakhramonov
  • Rafa Garcia vs. Hayisaer Maheshate
  • Rinat Fakhretdinov vs. Bryan Battle
  • Manel Kape vs. David Dvorak
  • Sergei Morozov vs. Journey Newson

UFC Fight Night 216: What was said?

Jared Cannonier: “I’m pretty insensitive to the position I’m in.

“My goal is to get the title so I can get all the money associated with it and secure my future. The future of myself, my family, and that’s it.

“All attention, I don’t like fame. I don’t like people looking at me, smiling at me, wanting to suck all my energy, all those things.

“I would rather be rich than famous, and that is my goal. »

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