UFC 221 Event Fight Card Is Finalized: Whittaker Vs. Rockhold

UFC 221 Fight Card lineup with twelve Fights!

The octagon will return to Australia this February for UFC 221 event. The pay-per-view (PPV) event will take place on February 11 at Perth Arena in Perth, Western Australia, Australia, but will air live in North America on February 10 due to the time difference.

UFC 221 will be headlined by middleweight title fight featuring current champ Robert Whittaker defending his title against former champion Luke Rockhold.

Robert Whittaker, a former interim champ, was advanced to undisputed titleholder after Georges St-Pierre (GSP) recently abandoned the belt shortly after winning it from former middleweight champ Michael Bisping.

Whittaker was last seen in action at UFC 213 event in Las Vegas where he scored a unanimous decision win over Yoel Romero to gain the promotions interim middleweight title.

While, Luke Rockhold, who is coming of a second-round submission win over former WSOF champion David Branch.

The co-main event, features heavyweight knockout artist Mark Hunt, will square off against surging contender Curtis Blaydes at UFC 221.

Check the full pay-per-view fight card below:

Main Card (PPV, 10 p.m. ET)

Robert Whittaker vs. Luke Rockhold – Middleweight title bout
Curtis Blaydes vs. Mark Hunt
Cyril Asker vs. Tai Tuivasa
Li Jingliang vs. Jake Matthews
Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov

Preliminary Card ( FS1, 8 p.m. ET)

Damien Brown vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Israel Adesanya vs. Rob Wilkinson
Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alex Volkanovski
Jussier Formiga vs. Ben Nguyen

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass, 6:45 p.m. ET)

Mizuto Hirota vs. Ross Pearson
Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Quinonez
Daichi Abe vs. Luke Jumeau

Published on January 7, 2018 at 12:00 am
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