UFC officially announces early 2023 schedule: Dates, locations, and venues

With only two events left in the calendar year, the UFC is setting its sights on 2023.

At the UFC 282 pre-fight news conference Thursday, the promotion announced its first-quarter schedule in a video highlight package.

The list confirmed many of the previously-reported events, but it also revealed a handful of locations and venues that were not announced prior.

One previously reported card was also noticeably missing from the lineup.

Scroll below to see the UFC’s official 2023 Quarter 1 schedule:

UFC Fight Night, UFC Apex - Las Vegas, Jan. 14

UFC 283, Jeunesse Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan. 21

UFC 284, RAC Arena - Perth, Australia, Feb. 11

UFC Fight Night, UFC Apex - Las Vegas, Feb. 18

UFC Fight Night, UFC Apex - Las Vegas, Feb. 25

UFC 285, T-Mobile Arena - Las Vegas, March 4

Sep 10, 2022; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; UFC president Dana White before Li Jingliang (red gloves) fights Daniel Rodriguez (blue gloves) during UFC 279 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

UFC Fight Night, The Theater at Virgin Hotels, March 11

UFC 286, O2 Arena - London, March 18

Jul 23, 2022; London, United Kingdom; Molly McCann (red gloves) defeats Hannah Goldy (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at O2 Arena. Mandatory Credit: Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

UFC Fight Night, AT&T Center - San Antonio, Texas, March 25

Jun 18, 2022; Austin, Texas, USA; Adrian Yanez (red gloves) reacts after his fight against Tony Kelley (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports

ABSENT: UFC Fight Night, Seoul, South Korea, Feb. 4

Dec 21, 2019; Busan, SOUTH KOREA; Chan Sung Jung (blue gloves) defeats Frankie Edgar (red gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Sajik Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasmin Frank-USA TODAY Sports

A previously announced event expected to take place Feb. 4 in Seoul, South Korea was not listed in the lineup, for reasons unknown.

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