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Latest UFC 224 fight card, rumors, and updates for ‘Nunes vs Pennington’ on May 12 in Brazil

Viva Brazil! UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will look to defend her division title against venerable 135-pound contender Raquel Pennington in the five-round main event, while the all-Brazilian bangfest between Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida joins the Rio de Janeiro fight card. And let’s not forget the important middleweight co-main event showdown between Jacare Souza and Kelvin Gastelum!

Event: UFC 224: “Nunes vs. Pennington”
Date: Sat., May 12, 2018
Location: Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Broadcast: Pay-Per-View (PPV), FX, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 224 PPV Main Event:

135 lbs.: UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes vs. Raquel Pennington

UFC 224 PPV Main Card (10 p.m. ET):

185 lbs.: Ronaldo Souza vs. Kelvin Gastelum
115 lbs.: Mackenzie Dern vs. Amanda Cooper
135 lbs.: John Lineker vs. Brian Kelleher
185 lbs.: Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida

UFC 224 Prelims on FX (8 p.m. ET):

185 lbs.: Cezar Ferreira vs. Karl Roberson
265 lbs.: Junior Albini vs. Aleksei Oliynyk
155 lbs.: Nick Hein vs. Davi Ramos
170 lbs.: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Sean Strickland

UFC 224 Prelims on Fight Pass (6:15 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Warlley Alves vs. Sultan Aliev
185 lbs.: Jack Hermansson vs. Thales Leites
170 lbs.: Ramazan Emeev vs. Alberto Mina
185 lbs.: Markus Perez vs. James Bochnovic will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 224 fight card on fight night (click here), starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FX at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

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