Kevin Gastelum vs. Nassourdine Imavov
The title for UFC middleweight champion will occur between Kevin Gastelum and Nassourdine Imavov. The match is scheduled for Jan. 14 and will take place over five different rounds. The fight was originally scheduled for 2022, so the match is sure to excite as it's overdue.
UFC Fight Night
UFC Fight Night is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Feb. 4. This fight will take place in Seoul, South Korea, but will be broadcast worldwide. The two most anticipated fights in this event will pit Da Un Jung against Devin Clark for the lightweight champion and Ji Yeon Kim against Many Bohm for the women's. All contestants have signed up to compete to see who will be named the best of the year.
Artur Beterbiev vs. Anthony Yarde
This boxing match is scheduled to take place on Jan. 28. It is one of the first matches scheduled for 2023 and is highly anticipated. It will take place in the Wembley Arena in London, England. It will be broadcast worldwide on ESPN+. Both fighters have similar statistics and have been training hard to make it a fight that's worth the wait.
This televised event will take place on Jan. 21 in the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It will feature a few different athletes, none of which has been announced. One of the most anticipated fights set to occur is between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno for the Flyweight Championship. This event will be a four-bout event, where each contestant has a great chance of winning.
This event is scheduled to take place in Perth, Australia on Feb. 11. One of the most anticipated fights will occur between Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa in a middleweight bout. Both fighters have been looking forward to this fight for a while and are excited about the opportunity to face off.
This MMA match is set for Feb. 24. It will take place at 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. While the main events for this MMA match have not been set in stone, there are many possibilities for fighters. Regardless of who signs up to fight, this match is sure to impress all audiences.
These six clashes are some of the most anticipated fights in 2023. The latter half of 2023 has not yet been announced but should be soon. As the demand for these fights increases, there are sure to be many more exciting fights on the '23 schedule.