Official poster for UFC 222: Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Yana Kunitskaya

Paradise, Nevada (Fri, February 9, 2018)– UFC 222: Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya will take place on March 3, 2018 at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. The main card will air on PPV while the prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Check out the official fight poster above and below you can find the latest fight card.

The UFC wanted T.J. Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt 2 for the men’s bantamweight title as the new UFC 222 main event but in a tweet from TJ he shut that down.

The new main event will be Cris “Cyborg” Justino taking on Yana Kunitskaya for the women’s featherweight title. The fight will replace the card’s original headliner Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar which was canceled last week after Holloway suffered an ankle injury.

Frankie Edgar will now face Brian Ortega in a non-title fight as the co-main event. The winner of this fight is expected to be next in line for a title shot.

Cyborgs last win was at UFC 219 via unanimous decision against Holly Holm. Cris is on a winning streak since she made her pro debut back in 2005. Kunitskaya last fight which was for the for vacant bantamweight title at Invicta FC 25 and defeated Raquel Pa’aluhi via unanimous decision. She is now making her UFC debut against a very tough opponent in Cyborg.

UFC 222 Fight Card:

  • For the women’s featherweight title: Champ Cris Cyborg vs. Yana Kunitskaya
  • Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega
  • Sean O’Malley vs. Andre Soukhamthath
  • Andrei Arlovski vs. Stefan Struve
  • Ketlen Vieira vs. Cat Zingano
  • Mackenzie Dern vs. Ashley Yoder
  • Beneil Dariush vs. Bobby Green
  • John Dodson vs. Pedro Munhoz
  • C.B. Dollaway vs. Hector Lombard
  • Zak Ottow vs. Mike Pyle
  • Bryan Caraway vs. Cody Stamann
  • Jordan Johnson vs. Adam Milstead

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