Saturday, December 02, 2017

UFC 218 took place Saturday, December 2nd from the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan and was headlined by a featherweight title between champion Max Holloway and Jose Aldo.

Holloway was originally scheduled to fight Frankie Edgar at the event, but was replaced by Aldo due to an injury. Hollaoway’s last fight was a TKO win over Aldo to take the featherweight title.

The event was scheduled to broadcast in three parts, starting with four fights on UFC Fight Pass followed by a four fight preliminary card on Fox Sports 1, and finally a five bout main card live only on PPV.

Main Card (Live on PPV, 10:00 PM EST)

-Max Holloway defeated Jose Aldo by TKO (Strikes, Round 3, 4:53)
-Francis Ngannou defeated Alistair Overeem by Knockout (Punch, Round 1, 1:42)
-Henry Cejudo defeated Sergio Pettis by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
-Eddie Alvarez defeated Justin Gaethje by TKO (Strikes, Round 1, 3:59)
-Tecia Torres defeated Michelle Waterson by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (Live on FOX Sports 1, 8:00 PM EST)

-Paul Felder defeated Charles Oliveira by TKO (Strikes, Round 2, 4:03)
-Yancy Medeiros defeated Alex Oliveira by TKO (Strikes, Round 3, 2:02)
-David Teymur defeated Drakkar Klose by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
-Felice Herrig defeated Cortney Casey by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Preliminary Bouts (Live on UFC Fight Pass, 6:15 PM ET)

-Amanda Cooper defeated Angela Magana by TKO (Round 2, 4:34)
-Abdul Razak Alhassan defeated Sabah Homasi by TKO (Round 1, 4:21)
-Dominick Reyes defeated Jeremy Kimball by Submission (RNC, Round 1, 3:39)
-Justin Willis defeated Allen Crowder by TKO (Round 1, 2:33)