UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington fight card

UFCHIGHLIGHTED 07.05.2018 10:34h Author:

UFC 224

The UFC returns to the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, May 12th for a pay-per-view event headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight between champion Amanda Nunes and Raquel Pennington. In the co-main event, Kelvin Gastelum and Ronaldo Souza meet in an important matchup in the middleweight division.

Also on the main card is BJJ star Mackenzie Dern, as she makes her second UFC appearances against Amanda Cooper. Bantamweight fan favorite John Lineker battles rising contender Brian Kelleher, while Vitor Belfort’s retirement fight kicks off the PPV, as “The Phenom” fights fellow former UFC champion Lyoto Machida.

Here’s the full fight card for UFC 224:

Main Card (10 PM ET, PPV)

Amanda Nunes vs. Raquel Pennington
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Ronaldo Souza
Amanda Cooper vs. Mackenzie Dern
John Lineker vs. Brian Kelleher
Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida

Preliminary Card (8 PM ET, FX)

Cezar Ferreira vs. Karl Roberson
Junior Albini vs. Alexey Oleynik
Nick Hein vs. Davi Ramos
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Sean Strickland

Preliminary Card (6 PM ET, UFC Fight Pass)

Warlley Alves vs. Sultan Aliev
Jack Hermansson vs. Thales Leites
Ramazan Emeev vs. Alberto Mina
James Bochnovic vs. Markus Perez