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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool Echo
Matt C Jones

Paddy Pimblett opponent confirmed for UFC 282

Paddy 'The Baddy' Pimblett will next take to the Octagon at UFC 282 on December 10, with Jared 'Flash' Gordon confirmed as his next opponent.

The bout is set to be Pimblett's first on United States soil, with the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada set to stage the lightweight contest.

The Liverpool-born fighter is regarded as one of the UFC's most exciting rising stars, having captured the attention of MMA fans with his enthralling fight style and colourful persona.

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Pimblett boasts a professional record of 19 wins and three losses overall, with three victories from three in the UFC. Gordon also has 19 wins overall, although has lost five of his professional contests.

The fight will be part of a stacked card in Las Vegas, headlined by a light heavyweight title clash between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira.

Pimblett produced an excellent performance in his last outing, forcing Jordan Leavitt to submit at UFC Fight Night in July.


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