There are so many insignificant UFC events lately, it’s so hard to keep track. When is the octagon’s next BIG show?
Lucky you (I) asked. “UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum” goes down June 13 inside Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico.
Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez makes his long-awaited return to action against interim champ Fabricio Werdum in the show’s featured attraction. The victor will leave the cage as the UFC’s undisputed 265-pound king.
A lightweight shootout between Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez serves as the co-main event.
Here is the show’s official agenda:
(UFC Fight Pass 6PM ET/3PM PT)
Albert Tumenov vs. Hector Urbina
Gabriel Benitez vs. Clay Collard
Augusto Montano vs. Cathal Pendred
(FX 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Johnny Case vs. Francisco Trevino
Alejandro Perez vs. Patrick Williams
Drew Dober vs. Efrain Escudero
Henry Cejudo vs. Chicao Camus
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres
Yair Rodriguez vs. Charles Rosa
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nate Marquardt
Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez
Fabricio Werdum (UFC heavyweight interim champion) vs. Cain Velasquez (UFC heavyweight champion)