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2022 UFC event schedule: Brian Ortega vs. Yair Rodriguez, Curtis Blaydes vs. Tom Aspinall on tap


We’ve reached the midpoint of the year and UFC has seen incredible action in the first half of 2022. The promotion has had champions unexpectedly retain their titles, massive upsets and more drama than usual among its star athletes. 

International Fight Week saw City Kickboxing continue its run of dominance with both Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski turning away title challengers. Adesanya outpointed Jared Cannonier while Volkanovski battered Max Holloway in their third meeting.

Things now turn to a massive featherweight clash on July 16 that could determine Volkanovski’s next challenger. Yair Rodriguez has stated that UFC president Dana White assured him he would be the next man up for Volkanovski should he get past Brian Ortega in their UFC Fight Night main event in Long Island, New York.

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 Schedule

UFC Fight Night July 16 Brian Ortega vs. Yair Rodriguez Featherweights Long Island, New York ABC
UFC Fight Night July 23 Curtis Blaydes vs. Tom Aspinall Heavyweights London ESPN
UFC 277 July 30 Julianna Pena (c) vs. Amanda Nunes Women’s bantamweight title Dallas ESPN+ PPV
UFC Fight Night Aug. 6 Thiago Santos vs. Jamahal Hill Light heavyweights TBD TBD
UFC Fight Night Aug. 13 Marlon Vera vs. Dominick Cruz Bantamweights San Diego TBD
UFC 278 Aug. 20 Kamaru Usman (c) vs. Leon Edwards Welterweight title Salt Lake City ESPN+ PPV
UFC Fight Night Sept. 3 Ciryl Gane vs. Tai Tuivasa Heavyweights Paris ESPN/ESPN+
UFC 281 Oct. 22 TBD TBD Abu Dhabi ESPN+ PPV

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