UFC 226 will take 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 Embedded Episode 5 above.
Episode 1 go here.
Episode 2 go here.
Episode 3 go here.
Episode 4 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 we will see Derrick Lewis (19-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC) take on Francis Ngannou (11-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC).
Also on the card we will see 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 5 of UFC 226 Embedded, welterweights Mike Perry and Paul Felder exchange words and lightweights Anthony Pettis and Michael Chiesa face off at Ultimate Media Day. The card’s heavyweights head to the press conference, where headliner Daniel Cormier and co-main event star Derrick Lewis develop an unlikely rivalry that entertains fans. UFC President Dana White, Las Vegas mayor Carolyn Goodman and former champion Dominick Cruz are among the guests backstage. Meanwhile, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Lewis’ opponent Francis Ngannou make nice after their January title war. UFC 226 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the champion vs. champion superfight 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
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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