TL;DR news on UFC 264 at December 19, 2022

Dillashaw: Sean O'Malley great for MMA, but most likely Petr Yan will 'run through him' at UFC 280 17 Aug UFC T.J. Mobile arena, Paradise, Nevada after a gap of more than a year to host UFC 264: McGregor vs Poirier 3. And Dos Santos only needed one punch to upset the UFC brass, KO Valesquez, and begin their trilogy. Miocic was the reigning champion who, by this time, broke the record for the most consecutive UFC Heavyweight title defenses with three. For the first time in his career, McGregor fought at welterweight at UFC 196. As the Octagon takes a one week break before restarting with UFC 264 on July 10th, the promotion has compiled what it deems to be the best knockouts through the first half of the year. This is a photo from his recent knockout loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 in January 2021.