Before Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero battle for the gold at UFC 221, we get the chance to go behind the scenes with both competitors to see how they prepared for — and arrived at this title opportunity.
Also, see what heavyweight legend Mark Hunt and up and comer Curtis Blaydes are up to before they slug in the co-main event it out when the UFC makes their Perth debut on PPV this coming Saturday.
Check out the full episode of UFC 221 Countdown ‘Romero vs. Rockhold’ above and feel free to peruse the full fight card for this Saturday night’s fights below.
Main Card (PPV – 10 p.m. ET)
Interim Middleweight Title Bout
Luke Rockhold (16-3) vs. Yoel Romero (12-2)
Mark Hunt (13-11-1) vs. Curtis Blaydes (8-1)
Tai Tuivasa (8-0) vs. Cyril Asker (9-3)
Jake Matthews (12-3) vs. Jingliang Li (14-4)
Light Heavyweight Bout
Tyson Pedro (6-1) vs. Saparbek Safarov (8-1)
Preliminary Card (FS1 – 8 p.m. ET)
Damien Brown (17-11) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (15-8-3)
Rob Wilkinson (11-1) vs. Israel Adesanya (11-0)
Alexander Volkanovski (16-1) vs. Jeremy Kennedy (11-0)
Ben Nguyen (17-6) vs. Jussier Formiga (20-5)
UFC Fight Pass (UFC Fight Pass – 6:30 p.m.)
Ross Pearson (19-14) vs. Mizuto Hirota (18-8-2)
Teruto Ishihara (10-4-2) vs. Jose Alberto Quinones (6-2)
Luke Jumeau (12-4) vs. Daichi Abe (6-0)