Bryce Mitchell faces Ilia Topuria as the new opponent in UFC 282

Bryce Mitchell

Officially, Bryce Mitchell has a new opponent. Mitchell was set to fight Movsar Evloev for the UFC Vegas 64 event on Saturday November 5,2022. But, Evloev was injured and the fight was canceled. Instead, top Strawweight competitors Marina Rodriguez and Amanda Lemos were promoted to the main event.

Later on, Mitchell got a new opponent the zero loss fighter Ilia Topuria. The featherweight bout between Mitchell (15-0), and Ilia TOPURIA (12-0) was added to UFC 282 in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 10, 2022. This news reported by the Fight Bananas and been confirm today November 24, 2022.

Bryce Mitchell aka “Thug Nasty”, enter the contest following his biggest career victory, defeating Edson Barboza on the way to a unanimous decision at UFC 272 last March 2022. While Topuria on the other side, defeated Jai Herbert in a spectacular second round knockout at the same month March 2022.

Topuria had always vowed to climb the Featherweight ladder and that made possible when Topuria beats rank no.9 Mitchell.

Who do you think will win the fight? Bryce Mitchell or Ilia Tuporia?


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