UFC Schedule May 2018: Upcoming UFC Fights & Events

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will feature three events in the month of May, with one airing on pay-per-view and two events scheduled for FOX Sports 1. The UFC will have events all across the world with each event being held in a different country — Brazil, Chile, and England. Just one title will be on the line as UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes squares off with Raquel Pennington in the lone pay-per-view of the month.
Who is set to enter the Octagon in May and when/where should you tune in to catch every second of the action? We have you covered with a full look at the UFC schedule for the next few weeks. All of the information you need to tune in can be seen below.

UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington










Event: UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Venue: Jeunesse Arena
Pay-Per-View Card Time: 10:00 P.M. EST
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass, FX, Pay-per-view

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes takes on Raquel Pennington in the main event at Jeunesse Arena. The main card is loaded with notable fighters such as former TUF champion Kelvin Gastelum, who takes on fellow top contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, mixed martial arts legends Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida going toe-to-toe, and the return of undefeated jiu-jitsu ace Mackenzie Dern.

UFC Fight Night 129: Maia vs. Usman







Event: UFC Fight Night 129: Maia vs. Usman
Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Location: Santiago, Chile
Venue: Movistar Arena
Pay-Per-View Card Time: 10:00 P.M. EST
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass, FOX Sports 1

The UFC continues its international road trip for UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Usman. It marks the first-ever event for the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the country of Chile. The event will be held at Movistar Arena in Santiago with the main event between top welterweight contenders Demian Maia and Kamaru Usman. Initially, Usman was supposed to face Santiago Ponzinibbio. However, an injury to Ponzinibbio on April 21 forced the Argentinian to withdraw from the bout. As a result, former title challenger Demian Maia stepped up on short notice to accept the bout.
In the co-main event, former Invicta FC title challenger Alexa Grasso goes up against former TUF winner Tatiana Suarez.

UFC Fight Night 130: Thompson vs. Till






Event: UFC Fight Night 130: Thompson vs. Till
Date: Saturday, May 27, 2018
Location: Liverpool, England
Venue: Echo Arena
Pay-Per-View Card Time: TBD
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass, FOX Sports 1

Continuing the theme of UFC debuts in the month of May, the Ultimate Fighting Championship makes the trip to Liverpool for UFC Fight Night 129: Thompson vs. Till which will be the first-ever event at Echo Arena. It’s a perfect opportunity for undefeated prospect Darren Till to get another quality win under his belt in his hometown if he is able to upend former welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson. In Till’s last outing, he scored a big win over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Also featured on the main card is a co-main event scrap between Neil Magny and Gunnar Nelson.

UFC Fight Night 130 Fight Card: Schedule, Date, Time & Must-See Details
UFC Fight Night 130 Fight Card: Schedule, Date, Time & Must-See Details
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