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UFC 283: All you need to know

The first numbered UFC event of 2023, which takes place in Rio de Janeiro, has two titles on the line, with flyweight and light heavyweight gold up for grabs on 21st January.

Glover Teixeira and Jamahal Hill top the bill at Jeunesse Arena with the vacant light heavyweight belt on offer.

Teixeira, 1/1 To Win, previously held the title after beating Jan Blachowicz by submission at UFC 267 in October 2021, however, he lost it when suffering defeat in the same fashion in his first defence against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 275. 

Prochazka has since vacated the belt after being forced to undergo surgery on a serious shoulder injury but Magomed Ankalaev and Blachowicz fought to a draw when at UFC 282 and, therefore, it remains vacant.

Hill, priced at 4/5 To Win, hasn't competed for a UFC title before but he has been handed his chance here after climbing to #7 in the rankings following three successive wins.

The co-main event is a historic moment as flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo, who is 4/5 To Win, and interim champion Brandon Moreno, available at 1/1 To Win, meet for the fourth time. 

All combinations have played out in the three previous editions, with the pair drawing when they first squared off at UFC 256 as Figueiredo retained his belt before Moreno won the rematch to take the strap at UFC 263.

Figueiredo earned his revenge 12 months ago when he sealed a unanimous decision victory to reclaim his title at UFC 270.

Further down the card, 2/7 Gilbert Burns and 11/4 Neil Magny meet at welterweight and there's also British interest with Scotland's Paul Craig, priced at 6/4 To Win, facing 4/7 Johnny Walker at light heavyweight.

WhatUFC 283, Glover Teixeira v Jamahal Hill
WhereJeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
When23:00, Saturday 21st January, 2023
How to watchBT Sport 1
OddsGlover Teixeira 1/1, Jamahal Hill 4/5

When is UFC 283?

UFC 283 is the promotion's first PPV of 2023 and is set to take place on Saturday 21st January.

What time is UFC 283?

The early preliminary card gets going at 23:00 with the preliminary card scheduled for 01:00 and the main card due to begin at 03:00. Teixeira and Hill are expected to make their walks to the octagon around 05:30.

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Where is UFC 283?

The Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts UFC 283. It's the first time the UFC has been to Brazil since March 2020 when Fight Night: Lee v Oliveira took place at Ginasio Nilson Nelson. 

Can I watch UFC 283?

Yes. The early preliminary card is available on UFC Fight Pass with the preliminary card and main card broadcast live on BT Sport 1.

Who is the favourite at UFC 283?

Hill is the 4/5 favourite in the main event as he looks to win a UFC title for the first time, while former champion Burns can be backed at 1/1

In the co-main event, flyweight champion Figueiredo is the 4/5 favourite and interim champion Moreno is available at 1/1

Are there any belts on the line at UFC 283?

Yes. The vacant light heavyweight title is on the line in the main event when Teixeira and Hill square off, while the flyweight title is up for grabs in the co-main bout between Figueiredo and Moreno.

What is Glover Teixeira's record?

41 fights, 33 wins (18 KOs), 8 defeats.

What is Jamahal Hill's record?

13 fights, 11 wins (7 KOs), 1 no contest, 1 defeat.

What is Deiveson Figueiredo's record?

24 fights, 21 wins (9 KOs), 1 draw, 1 defeat.

What is Brandon Moreno's record?

28 fights, 20 wins (4 KOs), 2 draws, 6 defeats.

Who is on the undercard for UFC 283?

Main card: 

Deiveson Figueiredo v Brandon Moreno

Gilbert Burns v Neil Magny                                        

Jessica Andrade v Lauren Murphy                                        

Paul Craig v Johnny Walker                   

Preliminary card:

Mauricio Rua v Ihor Potieria                                       

Brad Tavares v Gregory Rodrigues                                       

Shamil Abdurakhimov v Jailton Almeida                                           

Early preliminary card:

Mounir Lazzez v Gabriel Bonfim                                            

Luan Lacerda v Cody Stamann                                             

Terrance McKinney v Ismael Bonfim                                              

Warlley Alves v Nicolas Dalby                                               

Josiane Nunes v Zarah Fairn Dos Santos                                          

Saimon Oliveira v Daniel Marcos       

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