An epic rematch was meant to take place at UFC 282 between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira. Now, following an injury to the former, two top contenders will battle to determine a UFC light heavyweight champion on December 10.
Jan Blachowicz faces Magomed Ankalaev for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title. Prochazka, who injured his shoulder wrestling, vacated the belt to not hold up the division. Blachowicz, ranked second in the UFC’s light heavyweight rankings, and Anakalev, ranked third, was moved up to the top billing spot after initially serving as the co-main event.
UFC 282 takes place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
A 2020 gold medalist at the Muay Thai World Championships, Blachowicz won the UFC light heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes in 2020. After losing the belt against Teixeira in 2021, his last fight was a TKO win over Aleksandar Rakic in May.
Anakalev made his pro debut in 2014. Since losing his UFC debut in 2018 against Paul Craig, Ankalaev has won nine in a row. His last fight was a TKO win against Anthony Smith in July.
Here is all the information you need to know ahead of UFC 282, including time, channel, odds, card, and more.
When is UFC 282: Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev?
- Date: Saturday, December 10
- FIGHT PASS Prelims: 6:15 p.m. ET | 11:15 p.m. ET GMT | 10:15 a.m. AEDT
- Prelims: 8 p.m. ET | 1 a.m. GMT | 12 p.m. AEDT
- Main card: 10 p.m. ET | 3 a.m. GMT | 2 p.m. AEDT
- Main event: 12:15 a.m. ET | 5:15 a.m. GMT | 4:15 p.m. AEDT (approximately)
UFC 282 takes place on Dec. 10. The FIGHT PASS prelims begin at 6:15 p.m. ET | 11:15 p.m. ET GMT | 10:15 a.m. AEDT, while the regular prelims start at 8 p.m. ET | 1 a.m. GMT | 12 p.m. AEDT. The main card starts at 10 p.m. ET | 3 a.m. GMT | 2 p.m. AEDT.
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Blachowicz and Ankalaev should make their way to the octagon around 12:15 a.m. ET | 5:15 a.m. GMT | 4:15 p.m. AEDT, depending on how long the undercard fights last.
How to watch UFC 282: Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev
|Country||Date||Channel + Live Stream (main card)|
|United States||Sat. Dec. 10||ESPN+, ESPN PPV|
|Canada||Sat. Dec. 10||BELL, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink, UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass|
|United Kingdom||Sun. Dec. 11||BT Sport|
|Australia||Sun. Dec. 11||Main Event, Kayo Sports, Fetch TV, UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass|
The main card for UFC 282 is available in the U.S. and Mexico on the ESPN+ subscription streaming service for a pay-per-view cost. Earlier fights are viewable live on ESPN+.
In Canada, the main card pay-per-view is available on BELL, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink, and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass.
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In the United Kingdom, the main card will be available on BT Sport, with the prelims available on UFC Fight Pass.
In Australia, the main card will be on Main Event, Kayo Sports, Fetch TV, and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass.
Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev PPV price: How much does UFC 282 cost?
- $74.99 (current ESPN+ subscribers)
- $99.98 (new subscribers)
In the U.S., the UFC 282 main card is available via pay-per-view on ESPN+, which also requires a subscription. The PPV price for UFC 282 is $74.99 for current subscribers. New subscribers can pay a bundle price of $99.98 for the UFC 282 pay-per-view and an ESPN+ annual subscription, which offers savings of more than 30 percent.
|ESPN+ Monthly Subscription||$9.99/month|
|ESPN+ Annual Subscription||$99.99/year|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu Ad-Supported||$13.99/month|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu No-Ads||$19.99/month|
|UFC PPV Standalone||$74.99 each|
|UFC PPV Package (UFC PPV & ESPN+ Annual)||$99.98, then $69.99/year|
|UFC PPV & The Disney Bundle||
$88.98, then $13.99/month
Where is UFC 282?
UFC 282 takes place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Home to several UFC events, the arena can hold up to 20,000 people.
How much do tickets cost for UFC 282: Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev?
Tickets for UFC 282 start at $153, per TicketSmarter.
Prices then range from $200, $300, $400, $500, $600, $700, $800, $900, $1,000, $2,000, $3,000, and $6,474.
Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev odds for UFC 282
Per Caesars, Ankalaev is the -240 favorite, while Blachowicz is the +200 underdog.
In Canada, per Sports Interaction, Anakalev is the -305 favorite, while Blachowicz is the +220 underdog.
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Jan Blachowicz record, bio
- Nationality: Polish
- Born: February 24, 1983
- Height: 6-2
- Reach: 78 inches
- Total fights: 38
- Record: 29-9 with 9 wins via knockout
Magomed Ankalaev record, bio
- Nationality: Russian
- Born: June 2, 1992
- Height: 6-3
- Reach: 75 inches
- Total fights: 19
- Record: 18-1 with 10 wins via knockout
UFC 282 fight card
- Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title
- Paddy Pimblett vs. Jared Gordon; Lightweights
- Robbie Lawler vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio; Welterweights
- Darren Till vs. Dricus du Plessis; Middleweights
- Bryce Mitchell vs. Ilia Topuria; Featherweights
- Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Chris Daukaus; Heavyweights
- Raul Rosas Jr. vs. Jay Perrin; Bantamweights
- Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Dalcha Lungiambula; Middleweights
- Chris Curtis vs. Joaquin Buckley; Middleweights
FIGHT PASS Prelims
- Billy Quarantillo vs. Alexander Hernandez; Lightweights
- T.J. Brown vs. Erik Silva; Featherweights
- Ovince Saint Preux vs. Antonio Trocoli; Light Heavyweights
- Ronnie Lawrence vs. Cameron Saaiman; Bantamweights
- Vinicius Salvador vs. Daniel da Silva; Flyweights
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