UFC 238 announced for June 9 in Chicago
UFC returns to Chicago

UFC Chicago

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Chicago, IL with UFC 238 scheduled for June 9 (AEDT). MMA event takes place at United Center following the previous event held in the city a year ago.

UFC 238 was announced this past Sunday during UFC 234 held in Melbourne, Australia (via Twitter). Top of the bill featured Nigerian-born MMA sensation of New Zealand, Israel Adesanya who scored a unanimous decision against Brazilian legend Anderson Silva. Robert Whittaker was forced to withdraw from his middleweight title defense against Kelvin Gastelum due to injury.

The previous show in Chicago was headlined by Whittaker who made a successful defense of his title taking a split decision against Yoel Romero. The headline-bout of the upcoming show is yet to be announced.

The matchups and more information for UFC 238 in Chicago is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.