UFC 276 Fight Card: Who is competing?

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UFC 276 is set to be one of the biggest nights of the year for the mixed martial arts organisation, but what are the contests set for the fight card?

The scheduled main event will see 185-pound king Israel Adesanya make his return to the octagon, defending his Middleweight crown against Jared Cannonier.

Another huge contest on the fight card will see UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski defend in a highly-anticipated rematch against Max Holloway.

Here’s everything you need to know about the UFC 276 Fight Card, including the Championship title fights on offer.

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UFC 276 Fight Card

Here is the current fight card for the event according to the UFC website as of Thursday 26th May 2022:

  • Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Julija Stoliarenko – Women’s Bantamweight Bout
  • Dricus du Plessis vs. Brad Tavares – Middleweight Bout
  • Jalin Turner vs. Brad Riddell – Lightweight Bout
  • Jessica Eye vs. Maycee Barber – Women’s Flyweight Bout
  • Uriah Hall vs. Andre Muniz – Middleweight Bout
  • Robbie Lawler vs. Bryan Barberena – Welterweight Bout
  • Sean O’Malley vs. Pedro Munhoz – Bantamweight Bout
  • Lauren Murphy vs. Miesha Tate – Women’s Flyweight Bout
  • Sean Strickland vs. Alex Pereira – Middleweight Bout
  • UFC Featherweight Championship Bout: Alexander Volkanovski (c) vs. Max Holloway
  • UFC Middleweight Championship Bout: Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Jared Cannonier

Interestingly, UFC President Dana White appeared to leak some major upcoming bouts in early May 2022, including a potential Nate Diaz vs Khamzat Chimaev contest for UFC 276.

That fight is not currently confirmed, but there is a chance that it might be added closer to the actual date of the event in July 2022.

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UFC 276 Fight Card
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What the Fighters are Saying

Taking to social media on Tuesday 24th May 2022, Adesanya stated that he is going be make his fight against Cannonier “look easy.”

Whether he is able to roll over his challenger remains to be seen, but the Middleweight Champion is certainly going in confident.

Miesha Tate also recently revealed her ongoing weight loss in preparation for her Flyweight debut.

She captioned the post: “I’m shrinking…..Oddly enough I knew making flyweight (125lbs) was going to require my body to change, but yet going through the process has still been surprising at every turn!!

“July 2nd it’s ON!! Me vs Lauren Murphy UFC 276.”

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