Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just a few hours away from its upcoming UFC 222 pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, locked and loaded for tonight (Sat., March 3, 2018) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Cristiane Justino vs. Yana Kunitskaya is your featherweight main event.
This will mark the second title defense for “Cyborg” (19-1, 1 NC), who turned away former bantamweight champion Holly Holm in the UFC 219 main event last December. Prior to that, the former Strikeforce titleholder smashed Tonya Evinger, following a pair of catchweight wins over Lina Lansberg and Leslie Smith.
Kunitskaya (10-3, 1 NC), meanwhile, will make her Octagon debut on short notice after Max Holloway went down with injury. Her last performance came under the Invicta FC banner, where she captured a unanimous decision win over Raquel Pa’aluhi.
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MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 222 fight card TONIGHT (click here), starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.
To see who else is fighting at tonight’s big shebang, anchored by the Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega featherweight co-main event, check out the entire UFC 222 fight card and line up right here.