UFC 225: You ain’t seen nothin’ like this
UFC 225 is held at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on June 10 (June 9 in the US). The Pay-Per-View event features a series of MMA bouts with two titles contested on the top of the fight bill.
In the main event Australian Robert Whittaker defends his UFC middleweight title. Stepping inside the Octagon he faces off Cuban Yoel Romero. The pair meets in the championship rematch.
The co-main event is the welterweight interim title fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Colby Covington. Also on the card, CM Punk makes his second appearance inside the MMA cage taking on Mike Jackson. In addition, Curtis Blaydes goes up against Alistair Overeem at heavyweight.
A new UFC 225 promo clip emerged on YouTube on Tuesday. Titled as “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Like This” the trailer features the highlight moments of some of the main event fighters, including Whittaker, CM Punk and Overeem.
The current UFC 225 lineup can be found below. The fight order is expected to be announced in the near future.
Middleweight Robert Whittaker (c) vs. Yoel Romero
Welterweight Rafael dos Anjos vs. Colby Covington
Heavyweight Alistair Overeem vs. Curtis Blaydes
Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Tai Tuivasa
Welterweight CM Punk vs. Mike Jackson
Women’s Featherweight Holly Holm vs. Megan Anderson
Featherweight Ricardo Lamas vs. Mirsad Bekti?
Flyweight Joseph Benavidez vs. Sergio Pettis
Lightweight Clay Guida vs. Bobby Green
Women’s Strawweight Cláudia Gadelha vs. Carla Esparza
Light Heavyweight Rashad Evans vs. Anthony Smith
Heavyweight Rashad Coulter vs. Chris de la Rocha
Featherweight Mike Santiago vs. Dan Ige