UFC 225 is set to go down tonight (Sat June 9, 2018) from inside United Center in Chicago, Ill., on pay-per-view (PPV). The event will be headlined by a non-title fight between Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero. In the co-main event, Rafael dos Anjos and trash talker Colby Covington will square off for the interim Welterweight title.
UFC Fight Pass “Prelims” kicks off at 6:15 p.m. ET. “Prelims” undercard on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) begins at 8 p.m ET, and the pay-per-view (PPV) main card starts at 10 p.m. ET.
Check out the embedded episode 4 & 5 below:
On Episode 4 of UFC 225 Embedded, interim welterweight title contender Colby Covington continues his fight week family vacation. Featherweight Megan Anderson and welterweight title contender Rafael Dos Anjos continue to work their heavy hands in the training areas. Hotel ballrooms host a who’s-who of UFC 225, including middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, CM Punk, Ricardo Lamas, Andrei Arlovski and Holly Holm. Middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero joins the stars of the card for the official open workouts, where the Chicago fans make their favorites clear. UFC 225 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two world title fights on Saturday, June 9th on Pay-Per-View.
On Episode 5 of UFC 225 Embedded, a star-studded media day includes middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, opponent Yoel Romero and former titleholders Holly Holm, Rafael Dos Anjos, Andrei Arlovski, Rashad Evans and Carla Esparza. UFC 225’s athletes – including CM Punk, Tai Tuivasa, Megan Anderson, Sergio Pettis, Charles Oliveira, Colby Covington and Mike Jackson – talk to media and stare down their opponents. Afterward, Punk offers a backstage peek at the United Center, and Anderson begins her weight cut. On Friday morning all fighters make weight except for one, leaving the event’s headliner in jeopardy. But all parties make it to the ceremonial weigh-in, where UFC President Dana White confirms that Whittaker and Romero will indeed rematch