With the Dec. 10 pay-per-view rapidly approaching, details are being ironed out. The event takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with the main card airing on ESPN+ pay-per-view after prelims on ESPN/ESPN+.
On Wednesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission reconvened for its monthly meeting where it officially voted on and set its referee and officials for the five-round bout.
Jan 31, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Referee Marc Goddard announces Miesha Tate (red gloves) victorious over Sara McMann (blue gloves) following their women’s bantamweight bout during UFC 183 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
Marc Goddard will serve as the third man inside the cage during the UFC 282 main event. He will be compensated $2,500.
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – MAY 09: A detail view of a judges latex glove during the Heavyweight fight between Greg Hardy of the United States and Yorgan De Castro of Cape Verde during UFC 249 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 09, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 775510622 ORIG FILE ID: 1223910513
The three judges who will score the UFC 282 main event are Mike Bell, Sal D’Amato, and Derek Cleary. They will each be compensated $2,000.
UFC 282 lineup
Here’s where the UFC 282 fight card stands:
Champ Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira – for light heavyweight title
Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev
Robbie Lawler vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
Jared Gordon vs. Paddy Pimblett
Bryce Mitchell vs. Ilia Topuria
Philipe Lins vs. Ovince Saint Preux
Dalcha Lungiambula vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
Dricus Du Plessis vs. Darren Till
Chris Daukaus vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Alexander Hernandez vs. Billy Quarantillo
TJ Brown vs. Erik Silva
Joaquin Buckley vs. Chris Curtis
Ronnie Lawrence vs. Cameron Saaiman
Daniel da Silva vs. Vinicius Salvador
For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC 282.