UFC Fight Night – Pimblett vs Leavitt Announced
A lightweight bout between Paddy Pimblett and Jordan Leavitt will take place at the O2 arena in London on Saturday July 23rd, 2022. Tickets for the match go on sale starting May 28th, which you can find here.
Pimblett (18-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) makes his return to the UFC this summer with a match against Leavitt (10-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) in his hometown. Pimblett was the former Cage Warriors featherweight champion.
The London card will stream on ESPN+. See the official tweet from UFC Europe below:
After this announcement, the official lineup in London now includes:
- Curtis Blaydes vs. Tom Aspinall
- Jack Hermansson vs. Darren Till
- Charles Johnson vs. Muhammad Mokaev
- Alexander Gustafsson vs. Nikita Krylov
- Hannah Goldy vs. Molly McCann
- Paul Craig vs. Volkan Oezdemir
- Makwan Amirkhani vs. Jonathan Pearce
- Marc Diakiese vs. Damir Hadzovic
- Jordan Leavitt vs. Paddy Pimblett
Dana White was eager to get back to London after a successful session back in March 2022, which saw a crowd of over 17,000 at the O2 arena, and over $4.5 million in sales, making it the most successful Fight Night in history.
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