The Ultimate Fighting Championships are at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, for UFC 225 headlined by a now 5 round non-title fight rematch in the Middleweight division.
It was expected that Robert Whittaker would defend the UFC Middleweight Title that was until Yoel Romero missed weight for the 2nd consecutive time.
The co-main event has former Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos facing Colby Covington, who’s on a 5 fight win streak, for the interim UFC welterweight Title.
185: (c) Robert Whittaker def. Yoel Romero by (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) split decision
170 interim title: Colby Covington def. Rafael dos Anjos by (49-46, 48-47 x2) unanimous decision
145: Holly Holm def. Megan Anderson By (30-27, 30-26 x2) unanimous decision
HW: Tai Tuivasa def. Andrei Arlovski (29-28 x3) unanimous decision
170: Mike Jackson def. Phil “CM Punk” Brooks by (30-26 x3) unanimous decision
HW: Curtis Blaydes def. Alistair Overeem by TKO (elbows) 2:56 R3
115: Claudia Gadelha def. Carla Esparza by (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) split decision
145: Mirsad Bektic def. Ricardo Lamas by (28-29, 29-28, 30-27) split decision
HW: Chris De La Rocha def. Rashad Coulter by TKO (elbows & punches) 3:53 R2
UFC Fight Pass prelims
205: Anthony Smith def. Rashad Evans by KO (knee & punch) 0:50 R1
125: Sergio Pettis def. Joseph Benavidez by (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) split decision
155: Charles Oliveira def. Clay Guida by submission (guillotine choke) 2:19 R1
145: Dan Ige def. Mike Santiago by TKO (punches) 0:50 R1