UFC Vegas 66 Fight Card, Cannonier vs Strickland is set to take stage this Saturday on ESPN+. The fights will be held at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV at 6:00PM CST with the prelims starting at 3:00PM CST on Saturday, December 17, 2022.
The main event on the fight card is #3 Jared Cannonier vs #7 Sean Strickland in the middleweight division. Both fighters are coming off of losses at their last fights. Cannonier lost a unanimous decision to then champion Israel Adesanya in July. Strickland suffered a first round KO/TKO to current champion Alex Pereira. This fight will have plenty of implications in the middleweight division, with the winner looking at a possible title fight against the winner of an inevitable Pereira vs Adesanya rematch.
The co-main event of the evening features top ranked lightweights #9 Arman Tsarukyan vs #12 Damir Ismagulov. Arman Tsarukyan looks to get back on track after losing a decision, in a fight of the night against Mateusz Gamrot in June. Damir Ismagulov won his last fight in a split decision against Guram Kutateladze also in June increasing his run to an impressive 19 straight wins.
Here’s a free fight, featuring one of the main event fighters, courtesy of the UFC. Below the video are the remain matches for the UFC Vegas 66 fight card.
UFC Vegas 66 Fight Card, Cannonier vs Strickland
Main Card (Airing on ESPN+ at 6PM CST)
Jared Cannonier #3 (15-6-0), (-105) vs Sean Strickland #7 (25-4-0), (-115) – middleweight bout
Arman Tsarukyan #9 (18-3-0), (-155) vs Damir Ismagulov #12 (24-1-0), (+135) – lightweight bout
Amir Albazi #8 (15-1-0), () vs Alessandro Costa #8 (11-2-0), () – flyweight bout
Alex Caceres #15 (19-13-0, 1NC), (+160) vs Julian Erosa (28-10-0), (-190) – featherweight bout
Drew Dober (25-11-0, 1NC), () vs Bobby Green (29-13-1), () – lightweight bout
Cody Brundage (8-2-0), () vs Michal Oleksiejczuk (17-5-0), () – middleweight bout
Prelims (Airing on ESPN+ at 3:00PM CST)
Cheyanne Vlismas (7-2-0), () vs Cory McKenna (7-2-0), () – women’s strawweight bout
Jake Matthews (18-5-0), (-240) vs Matthew Semelsberger (10-4-0), (+200) – welterweight bout
Julian Marquez (9-3-0), (-165) vs Deron Winn (7-3-0), (+140) – middleweight bout
Said Nurmagomedov #15 (16-2-0), (-120) vs Saidyokub Kakhramonov (10-2-0), (+100) – bantamweight bout
Rafa Garcia (14-3-0), (-120) vs Maheshate (2-0-0), (+100) – lightweight bout
Bryan Battle (9-1-0), () vs Rinat Fakhretdinov (19-1-0), () – welterweight bout
David Dvorak #9 (20-4-0), () – Manel Kape #12 (17-6-0), () – flyweight bout
Sergey Morozov (18-5-0), (-225) vs Journey Newson (10-3-0, 1NC), (+190) – bantamweight bout
That wraps it up for the UFC Vegas 66 Fight Card, Cannonier vs Strickland. If you enjoyed this article and want to see more of our UFC News, follow the link and check back with us for the upcoming UFC Vegas 66 weigh ins this Friday and get ready for the last UFC event of the year on December 17, 2022 happening live from Las Vegas, NV.
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