UFC 248 – Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero: Watch Tonight’s Opener Narrated by Ron Perlman
In advance of tonight's middleweight bout between champion Israel Adesanya and perennial contender, Yoel Romero, the UFC's shared out the opener for the event.
Tonight’s UFC 248 card will feature not one, but two title fights, and in advance of the event, the promotion’s shared out the cold opener.
Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero
In the headliner, middleweight champ Israel Adesanya will battle longtime contender, Yoel Romero. It will mark the first time “The Last Stylebender” has fought, since he unified the 185 belts in October, by taking out Robert Whittaker.
In the other title fight, strawweight champ Weili Zhang will take on former champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Zhang is also making her first title defense, as she hasn’t fought since she stormed through Jessica Andrade in August to win the 115 crown.
You can check out tonight’s cold opener below.
UFC 248 line-up
Here is the complete line-up for UFC 248, which will be hosted by the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC Middleweight Championship
Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Yoel Romero
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UFC Strawweight Championship
Weili Zhang (c) vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Drakkar Klose
Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. Li Jingliang
Welterweight: Alex Oliveira vs. Max Griffin
Bantamweight: Sean O’Malley vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez
Lightweight: Mark Madsen vs. Austin Hubbard
Middleweight: Rodolfo Vieira vs. Saparbek Safarov
Middleweight: Gerald Meerschaert vs. Deron Winn
Strawweight: Emily Whitmire vs. Polyana Viana
Bantamweight: Danaa Batgerel vs. Guido Cannetti
Featherweight: Jamall Emmers vs. Giga Chikadze