On Episode 3 of UFC 225 Embedded, interim welterweight title contender Colby Covington talks about the downside of his bad-guy persona, and middleweight champion Robert Whittaker destresses with a favorite pastime. Heavyweight Tai Tuivasa continues his Chicago takeover to the point that he steps in as tour guide. Fighters check in, including featherweight Megan Anderson and middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero, and the Australians on the card brave a cold-weather photo shoot. Chicago’s own UFC 225 stars CM Punk and Clay Guida provide musical entertainment at a Cubs game. 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.
UFC 225 Fight card
UFC Middleweight Championship: Robert Whittaker (c) vs. Yoel Romero
interim UFC Welterweight Championship: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Colby Covington
Women’s Featherweight Holly Holm vs. Megan Anderson
Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Tai Tuivasa
Welterweight CM Punk vs. Mike Jackson
Preliminary card (Fox Sports 1)
Heavyweight Alistair Overeem vs. Curtis Blaydes
Women’s Strawweight Cláudia Gadelha vs. Carla Esparza
Featherweight Ricardo Lamas vs. Mirsad Bektić
Heavyweight Rashad Coulter vs. Chris de la Rocha
Preliminary card (UFC Fight Pass)
Light Heavyweight Rashad Evans vs. Anthony Smith
Flyweight Joseph Benavidez vs. Sergio Pettis
Lightweight Clay Guida vs. Bobby Green
Featherweight Mike Santiago vs. Dan Ige
UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2 will be held on June 9, 2018, at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
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