UFC 226 takes place on Saturday July 7, 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card will air on pay-per-view while the prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
UFC 226 Countdown aired this past weekend and you can watch the full episode by going here. Below you will find the complete and official fight card. You can watch Episode 3 above and Episode 1 here. To watch Episode 2 go here.
In the main event, Stipe Miocic (18-2 MMA, 12-2 UFC) will put his belt on the line against light-heavyweight titleholder Daniel Cormier(20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) in a champ-vs.-champ fight. In the co-main event champ Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) takes on top contender Brian Ortega (14-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC).
Also on the card we will see Derrick Lewis (19-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC) take on Francis Ngannou (11-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC), Michael Chiesa (14-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) takes on Anthony Pettis (20-7 MMA, 7-6 UFC). Khalil Rountree (6-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) meets Gokhan Saki (1-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) to open up the PPV card.
From the official YouTube description:
On Episode 3 of UFC 226 Embedded, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic arrives in Las Vegas. Featherweight title challenger Brian Ortega takes his crew sightseeing and clothes shopping in his hometown. Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and featherweight champion Max Holloway check in to begin their fight week duties. Heavyweight Derrick Lewis visits the UFC Performance Institute to help him make the 265-pound weight limit by Friday. UFC 226 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two world title fights on Saturday, July on Pay-Per-View.
UFC 226 Fight Card:
(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
For the heavyweight title: Champ Stipe Miocic vs. Champ Daniel Cormier
For the featherweight title: Champ Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega
Derrick Lewis vs. Francis Ngannou
Michael Chiesa vs. Anthony Pettis
Khalil Rountree vs. Gokhan Saki
PRELIMINARY CARD #2
(8 p.m. ET)
Paulo Costa vs. Uriah Hall
Yancy Medeiros vs. Mike Perry
Raphael Assuncao vs. Rob Font
Max Griffin vs. Curtis Millender
PRELIMINARY CARD #1
(UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)
Gilbert Burns vs. Dan Hooker
Jamie Moyle vs. Emily Whitmire
Drakkar Klose vs. Lando Vannata
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