Everything You Need To Know About UFC On ESPN 42: Thompson Vs Holland

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08:00, 02 Dec 2022

UFC rolls into Florida this weekend for UFC on ESPN 42: Thompson vs Holland. The titular main event is a crossroads clash for two top welterweights coming off defeats. Former UFC title challenger Stephen Thompson goes in with ‘Trailblazer’ Kevin Holland, in a bout where the winner can reignite their career.

The welterweights are also in the spotlight for the chief support. Brazilian legend Rafael dos Anjos will square off with ‘Fight of the Night’-machine Bryan Barnerena in a potential classic. There’s also outings for hard-hitting heavyweight Tai Tuivasa, Sweden’s ‘Joker’ Jack Hermansson and ranked flyweight Matheus Nicolau.

Here is everything you need to know about a fun night at the fights. 

Where: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida, US 

When: Saturday 3rd December, 2022 (1am Sunday GMT)

How To Watch: BT Sport 1HD 

Tale Of The Tape: 


Place Of Birth: Simpsonville, South Carolina, US

Age: 39

Alias: Wonderboy

Record: 23-6-1 

Height: 6’0”

Reach: 75” 

Last Fight: Thompson lost to Belal Muhammad via unanimous decision last time out. Muhammad is now undefeated in his last nine UFC bouts.


Place Of Birth: Riverside, California, US 

Age: 30

Alias: Trailblazer, Big Mouth

Record: 23-8-1 

Height: 6’3” 

Reach: 81” 

Last Fight: Holland became the latest victim of unbeaten phenom Khazmat Chimaev. ‘Big Mouth’ submitted in the first round.

Full Fight Card: 

Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland; Welterweight 

Bryan Barberena vs. Rafael dos Anjos; Welterweight 

Matheus Nicolau vs. Matt Schnell; Flyweight 

Tai Tuivasa vs. Sergei Pavlovich; Heavyweight 

Jack Hermansson vs. Roman Dolidze; Middleweight 

Eryk Anders vs. Kyle Daukaus; Middleweight 


Niko Price vs. Philip Rowe; Welterweight 

Angela Hill vs. Emily Ducote; Women's strawweight 

Clay Guida vs. Scott Holtzman; Lightweight 

Michael Johnson vs. Marc Diakiese; Lightweight 

Darren Elkins vs. Jonathan Pearce; Featherweight 

Tracy Cortez vs. Amanda Ribas; Women's flyweight 

Natan Levy vs. Genaro Valdez; Lightweight 

Marcelo Rojo vs. Francis Marshall; Featherweight 

Yazmin Jauregui vs. Istela Nunes; Women's strawweight

Betfred Odds: 

Thompson: 5/2 

Holland: 8/13

ufc on espn 42 full card odds*

*18+ | BeGambleAware | Odds Subject To Change

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