Most anticipated fights of 2023 per division

Flyweight:(Champ)Deiveson Figueiredo vs (Champ)Brandon Moreno 4

Bantomweight: #4 Chito Vera vs #1 Sean O’Malley

Featherweight: #14 Alex Caceres vs #11 Bryce Mitchell

Lightweight: Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski

Welterweight: #1 Kamaru Usman vs (Champ)Leon Edwards 2 & #4 Belal Muhammad vs #3 Khamzat Chimaev

Middleweight: #7 Sean Strickland vs #10 Dricus Du Plessis

Lightheavyweight: #2 Glover Teixeira vs #7 Jamal Hill

Heavyweight: #3 Sergei Pavlovich vs (Champ) Francis Ngannou

Chito V Sean has to happen.

Uh. HW is a no-brainer.

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Ryan Bader
Retirement HW Title fight.

I don’t care if Ngannou is fighting 3 squid on the spire of the Eiffel Tower, Fedor gets my vote.


Can’t say I’m excited to see this again

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Wow, doesn’t really move my needle.


This entire list wouldn’t be good enough to be a single Pride card.

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You guys are right. We are in a rather boring time in ufc.

Heavyweight division is thin. Champ rarely fights.

Lhw division has been without a champion. No real draws besides 43yr old Glover. Seems like top 5 guys are fairly equal in overall skill.

Mw has been strike heavy with guys who have very weak ground games. Izzy is boring to watch unless hes fighting Alex.

Welterweight is interesting at the top 5 spots but after that a big drop off.

Lightweight has little star power but Islam vs Volkanovski will be a big fight.

Featherweight is stale bc Volk cleaned out the division and is moving up this year

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