UFC 225 Results and Videos

Check out UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2, results that took place June 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

 

Full results

UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2

June 9, 2018 Chicago, Illinois, United States
Win Loss

Main card

Robert Whittaker Split Decision Yoel Romero
Interim Welterweight title fight
Colby Covington Unanimous Decision Rafael dos Anjos
Holly Holm Unanimous Decision Megan Anderson
Tai Tuivasa Unanimous Decision Andrei Arlovski
Mike Jackson Unanimous Decision Phil Brooks

Prelims

Curtis Blaydes KO/TKO, Round 3 Alistair Overeem
Claudia Gadelha Split Decision Carla Esparza
Mirsad Bektic Split Decision Ricardo Lamas
Chris de la Rocha KO/TKO, Round 2 Rashad Coulter
Anthony Smith KO/TKO, Round 1 Rashad Evans
Sergio Pettis Split Decision Joseph Benavidez
Charles Oliveira Submission, Round 1 Clay Guida
Dan Ige KO/TKO, Round 1 Mike Santiago

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Fight Results and Highlights

1) In the first bout of the evening, Dan Ige (United States) defeated Mike Santiago (United States) via KO/TKO, Round 1.

 

2) Charles Oliveira (Brazil) defeated Clay Guida (United States) via Submission, Round 1.

 

3) Sergio Pettis (United States) defeated Joseph Benavidez (United States) via Split Decision.

 

4) Anthony Smith (United States) defeated Rashad Evans (United States) via KO/TKO, Round 1.

 

5) Chris de la Rocha (United States) defeated Rashad Coulter (United States) via KO/TKO, Round 2.

 

6) Mirsad Bektic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) defeated Ricardo Lamas (United States) via Split Decision.

 

7) Claudia Gadelha (Brazil) defeated Carla Esparza (United States) via Split Decision.

 

8) In the final bout of the preliminary card, Curtis Blaydes (United States) defeated Alistair Overeem (Netherlands) via KO/TKO, Round 3.

 

9) In the first bout of the evening’s main card, Mike Jackson (United States) defeated Phil Brooks (United States) via Unanimous Decision.

10) Tai Tuivasa (Australia) defeated Andrei Arlovski (Belarus) via Unanimous Decision.

 

11) Holly Holm (United States) defeated Megan Anderson (Australia) via Unanimous Decision.

 

12) In the co-main event of UFC 225 for interim welterweight title, Colby Covington (United States) defeated Rafael dos Anjos (Brazil) via Unanimous Decision.

 

13) In the evening’s main event, Robert Whittaker (Australia) defeated Yoel Romero (Cuba) via Split Decision.

 

Rankings and Roles

Ranking Role Fighter 1 Fighter 2 Role Ranking
C Favorite Robert Whittaker Vs Yoel Romero Outsider #1
#1 Outsider Rafael dos Anjos Vs Colby Covington Favorite #4
#1 Favorite Holly Holm Vs Megan Anderson Outsider NR
#9 Outsider Andrei Arlovski Vs Tai Tuivasa Favorite #12
NR Outsider Phil Brooks Vs Mike Jackson Favorite NR
#2 Outsider Alistair Overeem Vs Curtis Blaydes Favorite #4
#3 Favorite Claudia Gadelha Vs Carla Esparza Outsider #6
#7 Outsider Ricardo Lamas Vs Mirsad Bektic Favorite #11
NR Favorite Rashad Coulter Vs Chris de la Rocha Outsider NR
NR Outsider Rashad Evans Vs Anthony Smith Favorite NR
#1 Favorite Joseph Benavidez Vs Sergio Pettis Outsider #5
NR Favorite Charles Oliveira Vs Clay Guida Outsider NR
NR Favorite Dan Ige Vs Mike Santiago Outsider NR

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Odds

US UK EU Fighter 1 Fighter 2 EU UK US
-220 9/20 1.45 Robert Whittaker Vs Yoel Romero 2.85 37/20 +185
+104 26/25 2.04 Rafael dos Anjos Vs Colby Covington 1.81 81/100 -124
-210 12/25 1.48 Holly Holm Vs Megan Anderson 2.80 9/5 +180
+190 19/10 2.90 Andrei Arlovski Vs Tai Tuivasa 1.44 4/9 -225
+180 9/5 2.80 Phil Brooks Vs Mike Jackson 1.48 12/25 -210
+155 31/20 2.55 Alistair Overeem Vs Curtis Blaydes 1.56 14/25 -180
-520 19/100 1.19 Claudia Gadelha Vs Carla Esparza 5.05 81/20 +405
+205 41/20 3.05 Ricardo Lamas Vs Mirsad Bektic 1.42 21/50 -240
-175 4/7 1.57 Rashad Coulter Vs Chris de la Rocha 2.50 6/4 +150
+250 5/2 3.50 Rashad Evans Vs Anthony Smith 1.33 1/3 -300
-250 2/5 1.40 Joseph Benavidez Vs Sergio Pettis 3.10 21/10 +210
-145 69/100 1.69 Charles Oliveira Vs Clay Guida 2.25 5/4 +125
-138 18/25 1.72 Dan Ige Vs Mike Santiago 2.18 59/50 +118

 

Weigh-in results

 

Fighters who didn’t make weight are marked in red fonts.

kg lb Fighter 1   Fighter 2 lb kg
83.9 185.0 Robert Whittaker Vs Yoel Romero 185.2 84.0
76.7 169.1 Rafael dos Anjos Vs Colby Covington 169.1 76.7
66.2 145.9 Holly Holm Vs Megan Anderson 145.9 66.2
112.9 248.9 Andrei Arlovski Vs Tai Tuivasa 261.0 118.4
76.7 169.1 Phil Brooks Vs Mike Jackson 170.4 77.3
110.7 244.0 Alistair Overeem Vs Curtis Blaydes 254.0 115.2
52.6 116.0 Claudia Gadelha Vs Carla Esparza 116.0 52.6
65.8 145.1 Ricardo Lamas Vs Mirsad Bektic 145.9 66.2
112.0 246.9 Rashad Coulter Vs Chris de la Rocha 261.0 118.4
93.0 205.0 Rashad Evans Vs Anthony Smith 205.9 93.4
56.9 125.4 Joseph Benavidez Vs Sergio Pettis 126.1 57.2
70.3 155.0 Charles Oliveira Vs Clay Guida 154.1 69.9
66.2 145.9 Dan Ige Vs Mike Santiago 145.1 65.8

 

Weigh-in Video

 

About UFC 225

UFC 225 was held on June 9, 2018, at United Center in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The event’s main bout between current champion Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero was initially scheduled as a Middleweight Championship contest but Romero came in overweight and the bout was fought as a non-title contest.
In the co-headliner, Rafael dos Anjos faced Colby Covington for the interim welterweight title.

Figth Card

UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2

June 9, 2018 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Main card

Robert Whittaker Vs Yoel Romero Middleweight
Interim Welterweight title fight
Rafael dos Anjos Vs Colby Covington Welterweight
Holly Holm Vs Megan Anderson Women’s Featherweight
Andrei Arlovski Vs Tai Tuivasa Heavyweight
Phil Brooks Vs Mike Jackson Welterweight

Prelims

Alistair Overeem Vs Curtis Blaydes Heavyweight
Claudia Gadelha Vs Carla Esparza Women’s Strawweight
Ricardo Lamas Vs Mirsad Bektic Featherweight
Rashad Coulter Vs Chris de la Rocha Heavyweight
Rashad Evans Vs Anthony Smith Light heavyweight
Joseph Benavidez Vs Sergio Pettis Flyweight
Charles Oliveira Vs Clay Guida Lightweight
Dan Ige Vs Mike Santiago Featherweight