Countdown to UFC 225
Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero square off for the second time this coming Sunday June 10. The pair headlines UFC 225 held at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
The highly anticipated clash is a contest for UFC Middleweight title, between the defending champion Whittaker up against Ranked No.1 Romero.
In addition, the bout is also a rematch. The pair first met last July in Las Vegas, where Whittaker took the interim belt, scoring a unanimous decision against Romero. He was later promoted to an undisputed champion, after Georges St. Pierre vacated the title, which he had claimed against the former champion Michael Bisping.
Ahead of the second battle between Whittaker and Romero, the promotion released a full fight video of their first clash. In addition the full episode of “UFC 225 Countdown” has been also shared on YouTube.
The co-main event at UFC 225 features Ranked No. 2 welterweight contender Rafael Dos Anjos face off Ranked No.3 Colby Covington in the interim championship bout. The full fight card can be found below.
UFC 225 fight card
Middleweight Robert Whittaker (c) vs. Yoel Romero
Welterweight Rafael dos Anjos vs. Colby Covington
Women’s Featherweight Holly Holm vs. Megan Anderson
Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Tai Tuivasa
Welterweight CM Punk vs. Mike Jackson
Heavyweight Alistair Overeem vs. Curtis Blaydes
Women’s Strawweight Cláudia Gadelha vs. Carla Esparza
Featherweight Ricardo Lamas vs. Mirsad Bektic
Heavyweight Rashad Coulter vs. Chris de la Rocha
Light Heavyweight Rashad Evans vs. Anthony Smith
Flyweight Joseph Benavidez vs. Sergio Pettis
Lightweight Clay Guida vs. Charles Oliveira
Featherweight Mike Santiago vs. Dan Ige