This weekend, the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the Windy City for a championship doubleheader at UFC 225. The event — which takes place at the United Center in Chicago and airs live on pay-per-view — is headlined by a middleweight title fight between current champion Robert Whitaker and top contender Yoel Romero. The co-main event is an interim welterweight championship bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Colby Covington.
In anticipation of the big event — which also features the return of CM Punk — the UFC put together its latest episode of “UFC Countdown” which aired over the weekend on FOX Sports 1.
If you missed out, we have you covered.
You can check out the full episode of “UFC 225 Countdown” below.
UFC 225 Countdown
Go inside the lives and training camps of four athletes preparing for UFC 225. Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker rematches Yoel Romero for the belt; plus interim welterweight title contenders Rafael Dos Anjos and Colby Covington face off.
UFC 225: Fight Time & Viewing Details
Event: UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2
Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Venue: United Center
Pay-Per-View Card Time: 10:00 P.M. EST
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass, FOX Sports 1, Pay-per-view
UFC 225 Fight Card
|Robert Whittaker (c) vs. Yoel Romero||Middleweight title|
|Rafael dos Anjos vs. Colby Covington||Interim welterweight title|
|Alistair Overeem vs. Curtis Blaydes||Heavyweight|
|Holly Holm vs. Megan Anderson||Women’s featherweight|
|CM Punk vs. Mike Jackson||Welterweight|
|Ricardo Lamas vs. Mirsad Bektic||Featherweight|
|Joseph Benavidez vs. Sergio Pettis||Flyweight|
|Claudia Gadelha vs. Carla Esparza||Women’s strawweight|
|Andrei Arlovski vs. Tai Tuivasa||Heavyweight|
|Rashad Evans vs. Anthony Smith||Light heavyweight|
|Rashad Coulter vs. Allen Crowder||Heavyweight|
|Mike Santiago vs. Dan Ige||Featherweight|
|Clay Guida vs. Charles Oliveira||Lightweight|