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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 Chris de la Rocha.