218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2 goes down tonight! A fight card MMA fans will be excited to watch since it features a rematch with one of UFC’s all-time greatest pound-for-pound fighters.
Initially, Max Holloway was expected to face Frankie Edgar, however, on November 11 Edgar was forced to withdraw from the fight citing injury. He was then replaced by the one-and-only former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Both men met previously at UFC 212, Holloway took and unified the 145-pound belt in the third round of the main event.
Besides a highly-anticipated rematch, tonight’s fight card also features a heavyweight bout betweenand Francis Ngannou, a lightweight bout between Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje, and last but not least an exciting bout between Tecia Torres and Michelle Waterson.
Below are the start times for UFC 218.
UFC 218 Fight Card
Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo
Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou
Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis
Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje
Tecia Torres vs. Michelle Waterson
The second portion of the preliminary card airs on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET. It is listed as follows:
Charles Oliveira vs. Paul Felder
Alex Oliveira vs. Yancy Medeiros
David Teymur vs. Drakkar Klose
Felice Herrig vs. Cortney Casey
The first portion of the preliminary card airs on UFC Fight Pass. It is listed as follows:
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Sabah Homasi
Jeremy Kimball vs. Dominick Reyes
Justin Willis vs. Allen Crowder
Amanda Cooper vs. Angela Magana