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UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2 Live Stream #UFC225 (WATCH ONLINE)

The UFC returns for its next pay-per-view offering as UFC 225 takes place on Saturday, June 9 from the United Center in Chicago.

The main event features a rematch for the UFC middleweight championship as Robert Whittaker defends against No. 1 ranked Yoel Romero. The co-main event features former lightweight champ No. 2 ranked Rafael dos Anjos battles No. 3 ranked Colby Covington for the interim welterweight championship.

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The card also sees the return of former WWE Champion CM Punk who faces Mike Jackson.

A UFC Middleweight Championship bout between current champion Robert Whittaker and former interim title challenger (as well as 2000 Olympic silver medalist and former world champion in freestyle wrestling) Yoel Romero is slated to serve as the event headliner. The pairing previously met in July 2017 at UFC 213 with Whittaker winning the vacant interim title via unanimous decision.

An interim UFC Welterweight Championship bout between former UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos and Colby Covington (initially linked to UFC 224 a month earlier) will serve as the co-main event.

Rashad Coulter was scheduled to face Allen Crowder at the event. However on May 12, it was announced that Chris de la Rocha has replaced Crowder for undisclosed reasons.
Bobby Green was scheduled to face Clay Guida at the event. However on May 29, it was announced that Charles Oliveira has replaced Green for unspecific reasons.
Rematches have been a significant part of combat sports history, and Saturday another big one takes place when UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker and challenger Yoel Romero throw down for a second time in the UFC 225 headliner.

The pair first met for interim gold in July 2017 at UFC 213, where Whittaker took a unanimous decision. Now they will run it back for the undisputed strap in the main event of UFC 225, which takes place at United Center in Chicago and airs on pay-per-view following prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

The history of rematches in the UFC is long and storied, with most of the biggest rivalries in the promotion’s history being built through multiple encounters. There have been instances when fighters clash early in their careers, then meet up later for UFC gold, have several title-fight showdowns over the course of multiple years, or even meet back-to-back because of a controversial or unforeseen outcome.



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