The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the Windy City on Saturday, June 8 for UFC 238 for a championship doubleheader featuring title fights in the men’s bantamweight and women’s flyweight divisions.
In the main event, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo moves up a weight class to take on top challenger Marlon Moraes for the vacant bantamweight title. In the co-main event, women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko returns to action to face off against Jessica Eye.
Below is all of the information you will need leading up to the fight, including every episode of UFC 238 Embedded.
UFC 238: Fight Time & Viewing Details
Event: UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Venue: United Center
Pay-Per-View Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass, ESPN, Pay-per-view
UFC 238 Embedded, Episode 1
On Episode 1 of UFC 238 Embedded, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo pushes through five hard rounds to prepare for his bantamweight title fight. Bantamweight title contender Marlon Moraes trains alongside former UFC champions Frankie Edgar and Eddie Alvarez. Women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko works out in the fifth city of her globe-spanning training for UFC 238, as opponent Jessica Eye finishes her first ever Las Vegas-based camp. Cejudo recovers in a cryotherapy tank and a hypobaric conditioning pod, as Moraes spends time at home with his son.
UFC 238 Embedded, Episode 2
On Episode 2 of UFC 238 Embedded, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo packs for fight week, making a stop in LA to do media and demand latte. Bantamweight contender Marlon lands in Chicago, accompanied by his son’s hulk, and does interviews in the host city. Women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko spends another day at the office with her longtime trainer, as opponent Jessica Eye augments her namesake feature. And former lightweight champion Tony Ferguson embraces his return to competition, turning the world into his gym.
UFC 238 Embedded, Episode 3
On Episode 3 of UFC 238 Embedded, flyweight title challenger Jessica Eye packs for a return trip to the Midwest. Headliners Henry Cejudo and Marlon Moraes both prepare to claim the vacant bantamweight title, and lightweight foes Tony Ferguson and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone dive into fight week. Nina Ansaroff, accompanied by double-champ Amanda Nunes, nearly crosses paths with opponent Tatiana Suarez and camp in the UFC office. Athlete check-in draws strawweight Karolina Kowalkiewicz, Aljamain Sterling, and Sterling’s cornerman Al Iaquinta. And flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko impresses by doing both interviews and math.
UFC 238 Embedded, Episode 4
On Episode 4 of UFC 238 Embedded, heavyweight Tai Tuivasa makes poor choices and new friends on the streets of Chicago. Bantamweight title contender Marlon Moraes goes for a jog as flyweight title challenger Jessica Eye recovers from a delayed flight. On the way to open workouts, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo reveals that he has an Olympic gold medal; opponent Moraes attends with former UFC champion Frankie Edgar. Flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko and Eye both bring confidence and energy to the event; former lightweight champion Tony Ferguson embraces his return to the spotlight, and lightweight legend Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone wows with his words.
UFC 238 Embedded, Episode 5
On Episode 5 of UFC 238 Embedded, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo throws out the first pitch at Wrigley field and discusses the card’s depth with UFC President Dana White. The stars and styles come out at Ultimate Media Day. Lightweights Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Tony Ferguson agree to put on a barnburner; after facing off with flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko, challenger Jessica Eye gets inside info from Shevchenko’s former opponent, double champ Amanda Nunes. During the main event staredown, Marlon Moraes is more affected by a heckler in attendance than by Cejudo’s prop comedy.
UFC 238 Embedded, Episode 6
On Episode 6 of UFC 238 Embedded, heavyweight Tai Tuivasa dines in a spot that pays homage to Chicago’s infamous Al Capone. Flyweight title challenger Jessica Eye keeps her core temperature up with humidity, teammates and song. On Friday morning, everyone makes weight, with lightweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone accompanied by his son Dacson. Then it’s a final flex-and-faceoff for the crowd at ceremonial weigh-ins, where Cerrone and opponent Tony Ferguson get amped up; Eye and champion Valentina Shevchenko exchange stares; and bantamweight headliner Marlon Moraes squares off with intense opponent Henry Cejudo, the flyweight champ looking to claim another belt.
UFC 238 Fight Card
|Main card (ESPN+)|
|Bantamweight||Henry Cejudo||vs.||Marlon Moraes|
|Women’s Flyweight||Valentina Shevchenko (c)||vs.||Jessica Eye|
|Lightweight||Tony Ferguson||vs.||Donald Cerrone|
|Bantamweight||Jimmie Rivera||vs.||Petr Yan|
|Heavyweight||Tai Tuivasa||vs.||Blagoy Ivanov|
|Preliminary card (ESPN)|
|Women’s Strawweight||Tatiana Suarez||vs.||Nina Ansaroff|
|Bantamweight||Aljamain Sterling||vs.||Pedro Munhoz|
|Women’s Strawweight||Karolina Kowalkiewicz||vs.||Alexa Grasso|
|Featherweight||Ricardo Lamas||vs.||Calvin Kattar|
|Early Preliminary card (UFC Fight Pass)|
|Women’s Strawweight||Xiaonan Yan||vs.||Angela Hill|
|Middleweight||Bevon Lewis||vs.||Darren Stewart|
|Women’s Flyweight||Katlyn Chookagian||vs.||Joanne Calderwood|