UFC 225: Whittaker vs Romero 2 Fight Card

UFC 225: Whittaker vs Romero 2 Fight Card

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UFC 225: Whittaker vs Romero 2 Fight Card

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UFC 225: Whittaker vs Romero 2
June 9, 2018 
United Center
Chicago, Illinois

 

UFC 225: Whittaker vs Romero 2 Fight Card

 

Fight Card Ranking (strength of card on paper based on our exclusive Pound for Pound fighter rankings)

9,106 – below average (due to main event becoming a non-title fight)

UFC PPV’s range between 13,300-6,500 points, with an average UFC PPV ranking 9,700

 

(click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)

(fighter ranking based on our exclusive Performance Based Ranking system – click fighter’s rank to check out the list)

 

Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern)

185.2 pound catchweight:
Robert Whittaker – champion  (20-4, #3 ranked middleweight) vs Yoel Romero  (14-2, #5 ranked middleweight)

Interim Welterweight Championship:
Rafael dos Anjos  (28-9, #3 ranked welterweight) vs Colby Covington  (13-1, #4 ranked welterweight)

Women’s Featherweights:
Holly Holm  (11-4, #3 women’s feather/bantamweight) vs  Megan Anderson  (8-2)

Heavyweights:
Andrei Arlovski (27-15, 1 NC, #11 ranked heavyweight) vs Tai Tuivasa  (9-0, #16 ranked heavyweight)

Welterweights:
CM Punk  (0-1, #92 ranked welterweight) vs Mike Jackson  (0-1, #92 ranked welterweight)

 

Prelims (FS1/TSN5 – 8:00 pm Eastern)

Heavyweights:
Alistair Overeem  (43-16, 1 NC, #3 ranked heavyweight) vs Curtis Blaydes  (9-1, 1 NC, #12 ranked heavyweight)

Women’s Strawweights:
Claudia Gadelha  (15-3, #7 ranked women’s strawweight) vs Carla Esparza  (14-4, #4 ranked women’s strawweight)

Featherweights:
Ricardo Lamas  (18-6, #5 ranked featherweight) vs Mirsad Bektic  (12-1, #21 ranked featherweight)

Heavyweights:
Rashad Coulter  (8-3, #31 ranked heavyweight) vs Chris De La Rocha  (4-2, #31 ranked heavyweight)

 

Early Prelims (UFC Fight Pass – 6:15 pm Eastern)

Light Heavyweights:
Rashad Evans  (24-7-1,  #19 ranked light heavyweight) vs Anthony Smith  (28-13, #13 ranked light heavyweight)

Flyweights:
Joseph Benavidez  (25-4, #3 ranked flyweight) vs Sergio Pettis  (16-3, #10 ranked flyweight)

Lightweights:
Clay Guida  (34-14,  #22 ranked lightweight) vs Charles Oliveira  (22-8, 1 NC, #24 ranked lightweight)

Featherweights:
Mike Santiago  (21-11, #53 ranked featherweight) vs Dan Ige  (8-2, #53 ranked featherweight)

 

 

Betting Odds

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