DALLAS – UFC 228 takes place on Saturday September 8, 2018 from American Airlines Arena in Dallas TX. The main card airs on pay-per-view while the prelims on FX and UFC Fight Pass.
In the main event, Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley (18-3-1 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) will defend his belt against Darren Till (17-0-1 MMA, 5-0-1 UFC). The co-main event Women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will not defend her belt against Valentina Shevchenko (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC). Nicco fell ill and did not make it to the scale after being ruled medically ineligible after being seen at a hospital.
UFC 228 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins will take place today and you can catch the live video stream above starting at 7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. CT local time, 4 p.m. PT). The fighters hit the scales earlier this morning and you can check out the weigh-in results by going here.
UFC officials today confirmed that a women’s strawweight bout will co-main the event. Jessica Andrade (18-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) will take on Karolina Kowalkiewicz (12-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC). With the change bantamweights John Dodson (20-9 MMA, 9-4 UFC) vs. Jimmie Rivera (21-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) will now be added on the main card. The new bout order and show times can be seen below.
UFC 228 official fight card:
(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Champ Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till – for welterweight title
- Jessica Andrade vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz
- Brandon Davis vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov
- John Dodson vs. Jimmie Rivera
- Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Niko Price
PRELIMINARY CARD #2
(FX, 8 p.m. ET)
- Carla Esparza vs. Tatiana Suarez
- Cody Stamann vs. Aljamain Sterling
- Frank Camacho vs. Geoff Neal
- Charles Byrd vs. Darren Stewart
PRELIMINARY CARD #1
(UFC Fight Pass, 6:15 p.m. ET)
- Diego Sanchez vs. Craig White
- Jim Miller vs. Alex White
- Irene Aldana vs. Lucie Pudilova
- Ryan Benoit vs. Roberto Sanchez