The UFC returns to Rio, Brazil on May 12 with ‘STACKED: UFC 224’ and it’s one of the more interesting fight cards of the year, below you will find the UFC 224 Fight Card.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be taking a break for the next two weeks, which gives the promotion of UFC 224 STACKED loads of time to promote its next big pay-per-view (PPV) event.
STACKED: UFC 224 Full Fight Card Here!
Women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is headling the UFC 224 event against No. 2 contender Raquel Pennington. Coming off a split decision win against Shevchenko last September, Nunes, will be defending her belt for the third time in a row. Pennington has returned from a battle with injuries since her last fight in November of 2016, a unanimous decision victory against Miesha Tate.
The UFC 224 co-main event will be a battle of the top middleweights Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza v Kelvin Gastelum. Both fighters last matchups ended in first round knockout wins. Also on the UFC 224 fight card is top prospect Mackenzie Dern taking on Amanda Cooper, John Lineker vs. Brian Kelleher and Brazilian legends Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida.
UFC 224 fight card
Here is the UFC 224 fight card:
Who will come out on top? comment below.
|Amanda Nunes (c)||vs.||Raquel Pennington||Women’s Bantamweight|
|Ronaldo Souza||vs.||Kelvin Gastelum||Middleweight|
|Mackenzie Dern||vs.||Amanda Cooper||Women’s Strawweight|
|John Lineker||vs.||Brian Kelleher||Bantamweight|
|Vitor Belfort||vs.||Lyoto Machida||Middleweight|
|Cezar Ferreira||vs.||Karl Roberson||Middleweight|
|Oleksiy Oliynyk||vs.||Junior Albini||Heavyweight|
|Davi Ramos||vs.||Nick Hein||Lightweight|
|Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos||vs.||Sean Strickland||Welterweight|
|Warlley Alves||vs.||Sultan Aliev||Welterweight|
|Thales Leites||vs.||Jack Hermansson||Middleweight|
|Alberto Mina||vs.||Ramazan Emeev||Welterweight|
|(c) indicates champion|
Where to watch UFC 224?
Event: UFC 224: “Nunes vs. Pennington”
Date: Sat., May 12, 2018
Location: Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Broadcast: Pay-Per-View (PPV), FOX Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass
UFC 224 Fight Card Rundown
UFC 224 PPV Main Event:
135 lbs.: UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes vs. Raquel Pennington
UFC 224 PPV Main Card:
185 lbs.: Ronaldo Souza vs. Kelvin Gastelum
115 lbs.: Mackenzie Dern vs. Amanda Cooper
135 lbs.: John Lineker vs. Brian Kelleher
185 lbs.: Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida
UFC 224 Prelims on FX (8 p.m. ET):
185 lbs.: Cezar Ferreira vs. Karl Roberson
265 lbs.: Junior Albini vs. Aleksei Oliynyk
155 lbs.: Nick Hein vs. Davi Ramos
170 lbs.: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Sean Strickland
UFC 224 Prelims on Fight Pass (6:30 p.m. ET):
170 lbs.: Warlley Alves vs. Sultan Aliev
185 lbs.: Jack Hermansson vs. Thales Leites
170 lbs.: Ramazan Emeev vs. Alberto Mina