Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett has confirmed his return to the Octagon – and it’s an early Christmas treat for fight fans!
The Liverpool fighter is set to face Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson at UFC 296 in his third bout on American soil. He was last seen in action at UFC 282 when beating Jared Gordon by unanimous decision last December.
Former Cage Warriors fighter Pimblett is four from four in the UFC, while former interim lightweight champion Ferguson is on a six-fight losing streak stretching back to May 2020.
UFC betting markets can be found on the Paddy Power website, otherwise all the key details about Paddy Pimblett’s next fight at UFC 296 are below.
UFC 296 date and time
Paddy Pimblett v Tony Ferguson is one of the biggest bouts at UFC 296, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 16 at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. Due to the time difference, the early prelims get underway from 11:30pm before the main card kicks into action at 2am. Paddy Pimblett v Tony Ferguson is likely to start at around 4am.
UFC 296 fight card
MAIN EVENT: Leon Edwards v Colby Covington – for the UFC Welterweight Championship
Alexandre Pantoja v Brandon Royval – for the UFC Flyweight Championship
Tony Ferguson v Paddy Pimblett
Shavkat Rakhmonov v Stephen Thompson
Vicente Luque v Ian Machado Garry
Josh Emmett v Giga Chikadze
Alonzo Menifield v Dustin Jacoby
Martin Buday v Shamil Gaziev
Irene Aldana v Karol Rosa
Randy Brown v Muslim Salikhov
Tagir Ulanbekov v Cody Durden
Casey O’Neill v Ariane Lipski
Cody Garbrandt v Brian Kelleher
Paddy Pimblett v Tony Ferguson odds
You can check out the latest Paddy Pimblett v Tony Ferguson odds on the Paddy Power website or via our snazzy widgets below.
*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change
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