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Latest UFC 225 fight card, rumors, and updates for ‘Whittaker vs Romero’ on June 9 in Chicago

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Will the real middleweight champion please stand up? After months of 185-pound uncertainty, thanks to a revolving door of both champions and contenders, the promotion will finally settle things down with a five-round slugfest between current champion Robert Whittaker and power-punching contender Yoel Romero. Plus, Rafael dos Anjos looks to capture his second UFC title when he collides with fellow welterweight contender Colby Covington. Fun!

Event: UFC 225: “Whittaker vs. Romero”
Date: Sat., June 9, 2018
Location: United Center in Chicago, Illinois
Broadcast: Pay-Per-View (PPV), FOX Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 225 PPV Main Event:

185 lbs.: UFC Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero

UFC 225 PPV Main Card (10 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Colby Covington vs. Rafael dos Anjos for interim Welterweight title
145 lbs.: Megan Anderson vs. Holly Holm
265 lbs.: Andrei Arlovski vs. Tai Tuivasa
170 lbs.: C.M. Punk vs. Mike Jackson

UFC 225 Prelims On FOX Sports 1 (8 p.m. ET):

265 lbs.: Curtis Blaydes vs. Alistair Overeem
115 lbs.: Carla Esparza vs. Claudia Gadelha
145 lbs.: Mirsad Bektic vs. Ricardo Lamas
265 lbs.: Rashad Coulter vs. Chris De La Rocha

UFC 225 Prelims On Fight Pass (6 p.m. ET):

205 lbs.: Rashad Evans vs. Anthony Smith
125 lbs.: Joseph Benavidez vs. Sergio Pettis
155 lbs.: Clay Guida vs. Charles Oliveira
145 lbs.: Dan Ige vs. Mike Santiago

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